NEW RELEASES WINTER 2021/2022
Several new titles to be released this forthcoming winter:
Tre Martelli presents Concerto di Natale (Christmas concert) very suitable chapter for the season, confirming the importance of this historical band on the Italian roots music scene.
The Call:for A New Life, is the title of new album by Nexus, celebrating their first 40 years on the Italian jazz music scene with a renewed lineup (including Emanuele Parrini, Silvia Bolognesi and Tony Cattano a.o). Another important step of our exploration of the contemporary jazz scene in Italy.
Ensemble Maraghi is back ten years after their appreciated Anwar with an album Sounds from the Saray presenting (in a world premiere!) music from unissued manoscripts of 17th century's unknown composers transcripted by Wojchiech Bobowski, at the Costantinople Court during the Ottoman Empire.
The selection is enriched by Arturo Stàlteri's Spirit of Past. The roman composer is here accompanied by several prestigious guests (Roberto Cacciapaglia, Antonello Venditti, Grazia de Michele, Federica Tobidoni, Carmine Capasso,..) that marked his musical career. The album includes new versions of guest's compositions played by the original composers along with with stalteri and several Arturo's composition in new arrangements for solo piano.
MOTUS LAEVUS - New video
Click on the cover’s imagine and play “nekaj je na tebi” fron the new album by Motus Laevus. They perform a melting pot where world music draws close to contemporary jazz and Slovenian songs mix with Oriental scales. Enjoy the video.
PAOLO BONFANTI & MARTINO COPPO - New video
Click on the cover's image and you can play "You Were Right" from the new CD by Paolo Bonfanti & Martino Coppo. The video shows some shootings of the recording sessions at Cascina Pracina, in the woods of Alto Monferrato. In this magical atmosphere Paolo & Martino have accomplished a small musical miracle built with unquestionable virtuosity, heart and good vibes. The signature of the production is by Larry Campbell, an American music legend, winner of three Grammy Awards. Americana at its best. Enjoy !
ORCHESTRA BAILAM e CANTERINI GENOVESI - New video
Click on the cover's image and you can play "Mæ roscignêu", the video of the opening track from "Trallalero Levantìn", Orchestra Bailam e Canterini Genovesi's new CD. It's a powerful dialogue between Middle Eastern music and Trallalero, the extraordinary Genoese polyphony. And with this video we celebrate also 30 years of activity of the band !
Unsurprised but still devastated by the news that Sanubar Tursun, one of the greatest living Uyghur singers,
Unsurprised but still devastated by the news that Sanubar Tursun, one of the greatest living Uyghur singers, has been sentenced to 5 years. We don't yet know the actual charge, but there is only one reason for this sentence: to silence a powerful, and much loved voice.
Cabit - New Video
We wish you a Merry Christmas with this new video by Cabit. The band performs musics and songs from the traditional Christmas repertoire of Liguria. The video includes "Tre Re dall'Oriente / La Stella Cometa". Just click on the image. Happy Seasonal Holidays !
Ester Formosa & Elva Lutza - New Video
"A Su Tramontu" is the video that anticipates the release of Cancionero, the new album by Elva Lutza with the Catalan singer Ester Formosa. An elegant video that shows a young love that in front of a beautiful sunset tries to stop and keep a moment of happiness. A click on the image to enjoy music and images.
Mandol'in Progress - New Video
How can you play the famous Pink Floyd's "Money" using only mandocello, mandolin and mandola ? Discover it with this spectacular and stunning video by Mandol'in Progress. Try to believe, just click on the disc's cover here to the side.
Michel Balatti - Video from the new CD
One click on the cover's image and you can play "The cloon", the video of the opening track from "The Northern Breeze", Michel Balatti's new CD. The core of the album is Irish Music, with the strength of its melodies and the expressiviness of Michel's flute playing joined by his guests.
Roberto Tombesi - Video from the new CD
Roberto Tombesi is again on the road with a project under his name, but accompanied by about ten musicians, among them his friends Calicanto. The CD "In 'sta via" (Traditional music from the Dolomites to the Laggon of Venice), totally dedicated to the melodeon and to traditional Venetian dances, summarizes a long, singular and fashinating journey characterized by a constant attention to the roots of tradition and a creative tension towards the present. Watch "Mazurca il voto" video, a track from the album.
Saba Anglana -
Zarraf in the Ethiopian tradition is a word to get courage, a war cry , a global call to defend something .In this song, from the new CD "Ye Katama Hod", Zarraf is also a cry for redemption , the one that is born in the belly of a city abused, that leaves behind the weakest ones. The video was shot in the changing city of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia , ancient land of pride and courage .
La Frontera - Video from their new CD
Watch "Mistral" live video, titletrack from their new album.
A fascinating sound experience inspired by the world of Arab-Andalusian music, Flamenco, Sephardic and Ottoman music.
La Banda di Piazza Caricamento - Video from their new CD
Watch "Bird Song" video, from their new album "Il Sesto Continente". From Genoa one of the best Italian multiethnic bands.
Quintetto Nigra - Bagna Caoda Calypso-Dixie Video
With humour, the animated video explains, singing in dialect, the recipe of Bagna Caoda, a typical dish of Piedmontese cuisine. With a selection of subtitles from English to French, Spanish, German ...
The song is from their excellent album "Sonno Fortunato".
Liguriani The video from their new CD
Watch the video of "Pantalino / Polca in la minore" from Liguriani new CD "Stundai".
Live at La Claque in Genoa.
Erguvan review on Songlines
4 stars review on SONGLINES for DEM ENSENBLE "Erguvan". A track from the album is included in their CD "Top of the World" of the month.
Edmondo Romano - Video "Vestire la tua pelle" from CD Missive Archetipe
Video online on YouTube!
Melech Mechaya the video fo their new CD
Watch the video of
Gente Estranha (featuring Jazzafari)
from Melech Mechaya new CD
AAVV Rhythms of Azerbaijani Dances (Traditional music of Azerbaijan) on Songlines
Read the positive review of
Rhythms of Azerbaijani Dances (Traditional music of Azerbaijan)
on the current issue of Songlines
Matilde POLITI's new Cd on Songlines
Read the very positive review of Matilde POLITI's new CD "Vacanti sugnu china" on the current issue of Songlines.
Per dove tu passi the DVD with Stefano Valla and Daniele Scurati on Songlines
Read ther eview of
"Per dove tu passi"
the DVD with Stefano Valla and Daniele Scurati
Matiale POLITI's last CD in the FRoots Playlists
New Matilde Politi's CD
Vacanti Sugnu China
in the album Choic e Playlists of Froots (UK)
ZENG Ming presents Mu Dan Ting
Mu Dan Ting - Classical Chinese Kunqu Music - is the new Cd by ZENG Ming, virtouso player of Dizi (Chinese flute).
ZENG Ming plays melodies, arranged for solo dizi, from the repertoire of Kunqu Opera (southern China)
Caravan of Mugham Melodies
is the third chapter of our series dedicated to the music of Azerbaijan.
It is an anthology presenting instrumental and vocal compositions by some of the most imporatan performer of the local musical scene.