With her incredible voice and distinctive look, Mariza has taken the beautiful Fado music of Portugal to a global audience. Fly talks to her about fame, frocks and music.Read more "Mariza – The Fado in Her"
How often do things you are already looking forward to wildly exceed your expectations? WOMAD 2004 had a good line up with some interesting bands but some of the most famous names were absent and so it was with an open mind that I sped up the M4 on my scooter to Reading…Read more "Womad 2004 (Reading) Roundup"
The mighty Orchestra Baobab from Senegal made their annual visit to London to play a gig with the Afro Cuban All Stars in the lovely surrounds of Somerset House on the Strand.Read more "London: Afro Cuban All Stars / Orchestra Baobab Reviewed"
The day had been blowing hot and cold, with torrential downpours followed by moments of sunshine. The music policy was similarly mixed but somehow it all worked out in the end.Read more "Latin Splash 04: Review"