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Jane Cornwell

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Jane Cornwell is a longtime Songlines contributor, jazz critic of the London Evening Standard and writer on music, arts and culture here and in Australia, her birthplace.

Website: www.janecornwell.com
Twitter: @janesworlde

Articles by Jane Cornwell

4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

A to Z of World Music

World music is a maze. And what you need is a good map. So here is our A to Z of world music, taking you from Africa Express to Zimbabwe, from Balkan brass to qawwali and from cumbia to WOMAD

8/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

Cuban Albums | The Essential 10

Cuba has always been a musical powerhouse, featuring Afro-Cuban All Stars, Buena Vista Social Club, La Lupe, Los Van Van and more

5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM

Omar Sosa interview: “Music as a weapon of mass consciousness”

A prolific collaborator who has travelled extensively since leaving his Cuban homeland, Omar Sosa talks to Jane Cornwell about his fact-finding tour of East Africa and his new album, which sees him collaborate with some of the region’s leading folkloric musicians

3/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Les Amazones d’Afrique: Taking the Crown

Feminist supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique mark a decade of existence this year, with a new release to celebrate. Jane Cornwell talks politics, power and positivity with the current line-up. “Women are suffocating. We want them to breathe,” they tell her.

3/30/2023 12:00:00 AM

WOMADelaide, Tainmuntilla, Mar 10-13

Sampa The Great, Bab L'Bluz, Cimafunk, KOKOROKO and Yung Chen Lhamo all played their part in one of the best WOMADelaide line-ups yet, with female solidarity the theme of the weekend

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