Galactic Caravan is the creation of composer/instrumentalist Steven Last. With programmed percussion, guitars, keyboards and vocals, Last has re-imagined compositions by internationally acclaimed world music artists into a kaleidoscope of sound for the Western ear.
Johnny Osbourne (born Errol Osbourne, 1948) is a popular Jamaican reggae and dancehall singer, who rose to success in the late 1970s and mid-1980s. He is probably best known for his mid-1980s dancehall reggae hits ”Buddy Bye” (based on King Jammy’s Sleng Teng riddim), “Ice Cream Love” and “Water Pumping” Here is his song ” No Lollipop no sweet so “
Musicians from different cultures uniting together for the common purpose of peace through music is a powerful statement. For the past four years Playing For Change has traveled the world with a mobile recording studio and cameras in search of such inspiration. Throughout the journey we created a family of over 100 musicians from all walks of life. We connect these musicians together with “Songs Around The World.” The Playing For Change Band is the next chapter in our story. Now people everywhere can witness first hand the transformational power of music and love that comes from the Playing For Change Band.
The Playing For Change band lineup includes vocalist Clarence Bekker (Netherlands/Suriname), vocals/harmonica Grandpa Elliott (New Orleans), vocals/percussionist Mermans Mosengo (DRC Congo), guitarist Louis Mhlanga (Harare, Zimbabwe), slide guitarist Roberto Luti (Livorno, Italy), guitarist Jason Tamba (Kinshasa, the capital of DRC Congo), vocalist Titi Tsira (Gugulethu, African township in the Western Cape), guitarist Renard Poché (New Orleans, LA), bassistOskar Cartaya (New York City, NY), bassist Orbe Ortiz (Santiago de Cuba) and keyboardistTom Canning (Rochester, NY). (from their homepage ) Here is their song “Satchita “
Because i am/was in the mood :-)
Yazoo was a successful British synth-pop duo consisting of Vince Clarke and Alison Moyet. The band name comes from the American blues label Yazoo Records, that´s why the band is well known in the U.S. as Yaz. Here is their song “Nobody ´s Diary “
And the winner is – Amadeus , followed by Benny and the Mafia :-)
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Bad news , Dave Brubeck died today at the age of 92 ! in Norfolk Conneticut. Dave was one of the most famous Jazz-pianist, composer and bandleader of the US .
Here is his masterpiece “take five” (composed by his bandmember Paul Desmond from the Dave Brubeck quartett )
Senor Coconut aka Uwe Schmidt aka Atomic Heart is a german musician and sampler . When he settled 1997 to Chile he started to sample music in latino style as for example the title “Autobahn ” from Kraftwerk.
Uwe Schmidt is also the founder of the network MACOS which tries to fight against the Copyrighting of samples
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