Music from Spain – Paco de Lucia R.I.P.

Paco de Lucia, born in 1947, was a great Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist from Andalusia. He brought the flamenco from Spain to the world. He is said to have died in the Mexican resort of Cancun as a result of a heart attack on thuesday.Rest in Peace! Listen to his concert live in Pula in 2006:

Music from the UK – Cinematic Orchestra

The Cinematic Orchestra is a british jazz and electronic band formed in 1999. Refound them today and listened to many of their interesting pieces. Really like these downtempo and nu jazz songs! Have a listen to their great dreamy song “To Build A Home”:

Music from Norway – Norwegian Recycling

This is already the 3rd Norwegian Recycling song. They are a fun and mashup band from Norway best known for their song compilations. Listen to their great song “9 Songs To Save The World”:

Music from Germany – Les Beignets

Les Beignets are a great reggae and soul band from Holzkirchen, Germany. Listen to their latest song “Darth Vader”:

More about this band here

Music from the US – Simon & Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel are an US-american folk and folk rock music duo formed in 1957. Here’s their great song “The Boxer“. Like the chorus ‘Lie, la, lie’.

Thats my post #2,000 here, yeah!

And listen to the Mumford and Sons cover:

Music from Portugal – Tiago Bettencourt

Tiago Bettencourt is a Portuguese singer who was born in Coimbra, and now lives in Lisbon. Listen to his fantastic piece “Canção de Engate”:

Music from Germany – Zither Manä

Zither Manä, born as Manfred Zick is a bavarian zither player, born in 1947. He’s one of the greatest musicians in the nearest area around our village. Listen to him playing Pink Floyd on the Zither:

Music from Canada/Ukraine – DoVira

DoVira [do-VEE-ruh] is a new Canadian music group blending the roots of Ukrainian musical heritage with Western styles such as jazz, rock, and electronic music. Listen to their awesome good song “Nese Halya Vodu”: