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George Benson: a Paco de Lucía of black music | Blog North American route and beyond

North American music still has great pioneers at the bottom of the barrel, but also some of them for lack of claiming even more. One is George Benson, one of the most interesting musicians mixing styles with black pedigree like soul, funk and jazz. Still alive, Benson is a walking encyclopedia, a veritable sound binder […]

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Bertrand Tavernier, prodigious French filmmaker and American film scholar, dies at 79 | Culture

Bertrand Tavernier, and Roma and 2019.Pacific Press With the death today of the French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier (Lyon, 1941) at the age of 79, two fundamental personalities for the cinema of the last half century disappear. On the one hand, the filmmaker, director, screenwriter and producer, creator of a powerful filmography made up of some […]

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Feminist tales for Latin American girls without princes or princesses

“When I was little – and still had a man’s name – Claudia’s mother used to tell her a Mapuche myth about warriors touched by the feminine force of the moon,” begins a bedtime story for Chilean girls. The little girl in history, the Mapuche indigenous Claudia Ancapán Quilape, “felt identified with those female warriors, […]

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Richard Driehaus, American philanthropist, dies at 78 | Culture

Richard H. Driehaus, in 2017.Jared Siskin / Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan Of Irish descent and raised in a petty-bourgeois home south of Chicago, financier Richard Driehaus, who died on the 9th in Chicago at age 78 from a stroke, decided as a teenager who would not go through his father’s hardships to buy. a house. “That […]

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Yma Sumac: The princesses and the workers of Latin American song | Culture

Jalo Nuñez del Prado discovered Yma Sumac’s records in the markets of his hometown, Lima. For someone like him, a promoter of indie pop, were irresistible objects: covers tremendously kitsch, made in the United States during the fifties, during the fashion of the so-called exotica, a variety of music for restless adults. Over time, Nuñez […]

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Archaeologists and instigators: the value of Los Hermanos Cubero | Blog North American route and beyond

These are times of pastiche, but they are also fruitful days for the Spanish scene. Days in which there are authentic musical archaeologists, but also instigators of renewed visions. People trained to maintain the sound tradition and give it a contemporary air. People like Los Hermanos Cubero, who have been feeding a popular songbook based […]

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Morgan’s comeback in a big way | Blog North American route and beyond

Morgan returns, and does it in style. The Madrid group publishes this Friday the first live album of its career, Home. Live at Circo Price, but he also has his third studio album ready, a work recorded in recent months at Le Manoir’s recording studios in France with producer Carles Campón, known for his close […]

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