Wolfgang's documents

Enrico Sciubba, Ójos

Actually his real name is Christian and he is Italian. He isn't very famous but I immediately liked his superb and beautiful way how he's interpreting.


- 122 visits


Enrico Sciubba, Night

Listen to an enthusiast of Spanish music.


- 123 visits


Paco de Lucia, Larry Coryell & John McLaughlin, Herencia

At long last an original, authenticated master of one of the concerts on the tour is available; anybody interested in jazz guitar has to hear and see this!. An other track from the album Castro Marin


- 155 visits


Paco de Lucia, Larry Coryell & John McLaughlin, Gitanos Andaluces

Out of the album Castro Marin In 1979 and 1980, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell and Paco De Lucia formed a guitar super-trio and toured Europe. The spellbinding quality of the music that the collaboration created as an ensemble and the dazzling audien…


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John Coltrane, Olé Coltrane

Olé Coltrane is the ninth album by jazz musician John Coltrane, released in 1962. Coltrane's interest in the music of Spain evident in "Olé," may have been spurred by his ex-employer's Sketches of Spain from the previous year. John Coltrane (soprano…


- 146 visits


Miles Davis, Gill Evens, Solea

The album pairs Davis with arranger and composer Gil Evans, with whom he had collaborated on several other projects, on a program of compositions largely derived from the Spanish folk tradition. Evans explained, "We hadn't intended to make a Spanish…




Paco de Lucia, El Panuelo (Bulerias)

From the album Siroco Flamenco phenomenon Paco de Lucia has branched out into jazz, bossa nova, and Cuban mixes. Siroco music CDs Here, however, he plays essentially solo compositions based on pure flamenco, though with a virtuosity and reach that be…




Balinese Gamelan

Balinese Gamelan

Gamelan is a term for various types of orchestra played on Bali. It is the main element of the Balinese traditional music. Each gamelan is slightly different from the other; however, they all have the same organization, which based on different ins…


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Kool & The Gang, Let's Go Dancing

Kool & The Gang found a special sound at the unique intersection of jazz, r&b, funk and pop. Their music has been created by the same core of players for over thirty years: Robert "Kool" Bell, his brother Khalis Bayyan, their longtime friends Dennis…




Lágbájá, Gra Gra

Lágbájá, Gra Gra

The first question that is often asked when Lágbájá is encountered is, “Why the mask?” Basically, Lágbájá’s mask is used as an icon of man’s facelessness. Lágbájá is a Yoruba word that means somebody, nobody, anybody or everybody. It perfectly depict…


- 300 visits


Herbie Hancock, Carlos Santana & Angelique Kidjo, Safiatou

Who does not know Carlos Santana and his variety in his guitar music, his band "Santana" but his attendance by so many other top musicians like Michael Babatunde "Baba" Olatunji, or here with Herbie Hancock and the West African jazz singer Angelique…


- 834 visits


Fong Naam, Mor lam, Wind In The Coconut In Trees

Fong Naam, Mor lam, Wind In The Coconut In Trees

Fong Naam Mor lam is the dominant folk music of Thailand's north-eastern Isaan region, which has a mainly Lao population. It has much in common with luk thung, such as its focus on the life of the rural poor. It is characterized by rapid-fire, rhythm…


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Fong Naam, I've Lost My Change To Be Your Husband

Fong Naam, I've Lost My Change To Be Your Husband

Fong Naam By the mid-20th century Thai classical music was in a relatively stagnant state. The aggressively modernizing policies of Western-looking Thai politicians during the 1940s and '50s led to a widespread view of traditional Thai arts as being,…


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Shivkumar Sharma, Dogri Folklore

Shivkumar Sharma is the master instrumentalist of the santoor, after some years as a vocalist. He is credited with making the santoor a popular classical instrument. Sharma said that it was his father who decided that he should play the santoor and t…


- 236 visits


Mahlathini Nezintombi Zomgqashiyo, Kwa Volondiya

During the World Cup in South Africa I discovered this for me unknown African musicians I'd like to introduce: In 1998, band member West Nkosi was killed in a road accident. Marks Mankwane died not long afterwards, followed by the death of Mahlathi…


- 274 visits


Aly Keïta - Hommage

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fd/Balafoon.jpg/800px-Balafoon.jpg Aly Keïta was born 1969 in Abidjan / Ivory Coast. He plays an instrument called Balafone simular to a Xylofone and mixes the folk and jazz music. First I met hi…


- 288 visits


Don Ellis Big Band, Feriis Wheel

Don Ellis Big Band, Feriis Wheel

Don Ellis big band have an own way of its spoof and humor. While Ellis's explorations with elements of form and content in jazz were undeniably innovative, his delivery of these innovations has caused many to dismiss him as pretentious or gimmicky. H…


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Don Ellis Big Band, Bulgarian Bulg

Don Ellis Big Band, Bulgarian Bulg

The New Don Ellis Band Goes Underground is strikingly inconsistent with the adjacent Ellis Orchestra releases. However, the recording foreshadows Ellis's commercialized approach to selections appearing on several of his later recordings. This track…




Don Ellis Big Band, Turkish Bath

Don Ellis Big Band, Turkish Bath

The following three music documents I'll remind to the great jazz big band master Don Ellis who gave the history an outstanding note. He diet - much to young - 1978 in the age of 44. Don Ellis is probably best remembered for his work as a big band j…


- 415 visits


Makwerhu, Somandla

When I listening to music from South Africa I learned about a group called Makwerhu. Listen to this merrily music which switch yourself in a good mood.


- 340 visits