Music from Portugal – Miguel Araújo with Inês Viterbo

Anyone remember a band called Azeitonas? Well, Miguel Araújo, the singer of that band present us his new song with Inês Viterbo, a singer at the beginning of her career.

“Balada Astral”

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Music from Madagascar – Erick Manana & Jenny Fuhr

Erick Manana is an acoustic guitarist, singer and songwriter from Madagascar. He often performs in a duo or as a solo artist, singing in accompaniment to his acoustic guitar in the ba-gasy genre that gained prominence in the central highlands of Madagascar in the 1930s.The composer, guitarist and singer Erick Manana is one of the stalwart of the music scene of Madagascar. For decades, he’s a star in his homeland and popular worldwide in the Malagasy diaspora.Rootsworld described Manana as the “Bob Dylan of Madagascar”

 

“Ny 2 CV on-dRandria” titled Erick Manana his praises of Tanas resourceful taxi driver who in decrepit, leaky tin boxes their passengers with wit, heart and skill (and downhill mostly idle) chauffeured through the capital.

in duet with the german Jenny Fuhra who accompanied him on the violin

Music from South Africa – Simon & the Bande À Part

Simon & the Bande À Part are a South African indie folk and rock trio from Cape Town. They consist of Simon on vocals and acoustic guitar, Eric Michot (aka Mr Kito) on bass and Ross Campbell (Urban Creep, Benguela, Fetish) on drums and released 4 albums so for. Listening to their song “Blinking and Breathing”, I was just so amazed! It’s even more than wonderful, wow man.

Music from the UK – Jon Gomm

on Gomm, a talented guitar player already starting playing the ukulele in the age of two, and playing the guitar with six years. He just uses a single acoustic guitar and creates great sounds with it. Have a listen to his nice piece “Passionflower”:

Music from the UK – Jon Gomm

Another guitarist this evening! Jon Gomm, a talented guitar player already starting playing the ukulele in the age of two, and playing the guitar with six years. He just uses a single acoustic guitar and creates great sounds with it. Have a listen to his nice piece “Ain’t Nobody”:

Music from the US/Puerto Rico – José Feliciano

“Light my fire” is one of José Feliciano’s most popular international hits. It is originally by “The Doors” and was at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts for three weeks an re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968 following the success of José Feliciano’s version of the song.

Music from South Africa – Nibs van der Spuy

Nibs van der Spuy is an acoustic guitarist from South Africa.    His music is very versatile and he is able  to cross pollinate various musical styles, from, African, Classical, Celtic, World, Maskanda, Indian and folk.  This is his song “Beautiful Feet”.