Purbayan Chatterjee and Shashank – Rasayana

Sense World Music have been extremely prolific of late and this is one of the latest releases on its mission of matching great musicianship and top notch recording. Purbayan Chatterjee and Shashank have produced a CD that develops from the ethereal to the earthy and then to the skies


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The Rough Guide to Tito Puente

Sue Steward continues rifling through the Fania back catalogue for Rough Guide; this time she brings us a fresh selection from the Mambo King himself Tito Puente. With over a hundred albums to choose from, getting down to 21 tracks is no mean feat and any selection will inevitably be partial but we are treated […]

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Lura – Body and Soul

Before her sassy performance at this year’s WOMAD in Reading, the glamorous singer Lura shared stories of her unique Cape Verdean ancestry with a slice of cake to celebrate her thirtieth birthday. Beautiful, intelligent and absurdly talented, there is a huge buzz about this young singer who has been likened to the great Cesaria Evora

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