The Best Pessimist is a post-rock project by Sergey Lunev, based in Odessa, Ukraine. Listen to their song “6619 Days Of Waiting”:
Redfoot is an indie rock and art rock band from New York. Listen to their nice song “Make it Quick”:
Roberto Isaias is a singer and song-write from Mozambique performing Marrabenta and Afro-Zouk. Heres the song “Mutorotoro”
Rufino Almeida (12, 1962), best known as Bau born in Midelo, Cape Verde. Bau’s father was a stringed-instrument maker in Mindelo, the port of São Vicente island, the most famous in the Archipelago since the success of Cesaria Evora, also a native of this scrap of land that is also the home of many of Cape Verde’s greatest artists and composers.
At the start of the 90s, he recorded his first album with the Mindel Band, including the first pieces he had written himself – “Mindelo” (Lusafrica) – and performed on “Mar Azul”, the album that launched Cesaria Evora in 1991. In 1994, he joined the singer’s orchestra and, two years later, became its musical director, before passing the baton to pianist Nando Andrade in 1999. From the beginning of the 90s, Bau has published 6 solo albums of a sparkling beauty. Here is the song “Filosofia”
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was one of the most famous and influental composers and musicians ever. Listen to his full “Synphnony No.5”:
Yeah, again my next own new little piece. Called it “A break from life”, thanks for the idea Emre. It’s more a chillout song, makes me dreaming!
Arthur “Art” Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990),known later as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American Grammy Award-winningjazz drummer and bandleader. He was a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
Blakey was inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame (in 1982), the Grammy Hall of Fame (in 2001), and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.
Here is his song “No Problem”
Rui Alberto Vieira Dias Rodrigues Mingas (12 de Maio de 1939) well-known as Ruy Mingas, is Angolan vocalist and guitar player, Ruy Mingas is one of his homeland’s most famous musician and performer. Well known and loved in his home country and beyond since the late 50’s, Mingas has long been known as pioneer in African music. Mixing musical elements of his Afro-Portuguese heritage with jazz and latin music. Here is the song “Birin Birin “
Ane Brun is a norwegian singer, born in 1976. Here’s her song “To Let Myself Go”:
Sóley is a talentd musician from Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. Here’s her YouTube hit “Pretty Face”: