Posts Tagged: #tbt

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Longtime Rhythm Foundation member John Sowell shared a story from this weekend’s New York Times, about the time-capsule home in Paris of French musician/producer/provacateur Serge Gainsbourg. We are #tbt remembering that most amazing concert from 2003, when the divine Jane Birkin arrived with an ensemble of top Moroccan musicians for a concert… Read more »

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This Throwback Thursday we are checking in with Astro, the otherworldly Chilean Electro-Pop band who returns with sophomore album ‘Chicos de la Luz,’ due out tomorrow July 24th! Give the second single, ‘Druida,’ a listen which premiered on Consequence of Sound.    The group played a Florida debut at the… Read more »

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This Throwback Thursday we remember with a heavy heart two Rhythm Foundation performers and very special musicians who recently passed away- Allen Juste, beloved accordion player and one of the founders of the Lakou Mizik project, and Julien Weiss, founder of the Al-Kindi Ensemble.  Allen Juste passed away on February 18th in… Read more »

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It’s an early Throwback Thursday this week (Thanksgiving and all), and we are very happy to congratulate one of the Rhythm Foundation favorite performers Jorge Drexler, who had a victorious week last week at the Latin Grammys. We have worked with Drexler several times, most recently last year at the New World Center. The… Read more »

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This throwback Thursday we are catching up with producer-composer guitarist Andres Levin. Andres is a 10 time Grammy® Nominee who first worked with Rhythm Foundation with his groundbreaking group Yerba Buena (Florida debut at the 1st Heineken TransAtlantic Festival). His newest project is an amazing feature film with Cuban-born and New… Read more »

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On this Throwback Thursday let’s check in in with Brazilian singer and actor Seu Jorge – always called ‘world’s coolest man’ – and his project for this month’s super mania: The World Cup.  Although everyone loves the World Cup, not everyone loves the 2014 FIFA official anthem, “We Are One (Ole Ola)”.  Critics wanted a song with… Read more »

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Checking in with artists on a #tbt, we are excited about an upcoming project from American banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck. The unforgettable concert Fleck gave with Zakir Hussain and Edgar Meyer (banjo, tabla and bass) at the Olympia Theater in 2009 was a highlight in our long history. That concert, in… Read more »

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Checking with ‘our’ artists on a #tbt, Grammy-nominated BossaCucaNova have exciting news – they are now releasing a new album Our Kind Of Bossa (Six Degrees Records). BossaCucaNova was founded by Márcio Menescal (son of bossa nova pioneer Roberto Menescal), DJ Marcelinho DaLua and record producer/sound engineer Alex Moreira to breathe new life… Read more »

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Checking with ‘our’ artists on a #tbt, we can’t wait to hear the new project that Quantic will release later this spring. Quantic gave us a great show at the 2012 Heineken TransAtlantic Festival (photo above), with singer Nidia Gongora, and marimba accompaniment.  Now we can look forward to the… Read more »