Conversations in the Night; the first enchanting meeting of kora and cello on the album Chamber Music has been replicated with renewed intimacy on Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal’s latest album Musique de Nuit.
Other features include American veteran musician Tom Paley, who we speak to about the current revival of his music; we speak to close family members and admirers of the late folk singer Ewan MacColl in commemoration of the centenary of his birth; an interview with the leader of the China National Peking Opera; plus the latest CD and world cinema reviews to get stuck into.
The issue’s Top of the World covermount CD includes brand new tracks from The Souljazz Orchestra, Lila Downs, Ghazalaw and Amadou Kelly, plus an exclusive playlist from Jamiroquai percussionist Sola Akingbola, who talks about his Yoruba roots and the music that inspires him.
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