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Globalfest 2010

World Music From the USA: The Cajun Fiddles of David Greely and Joel Savoy

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michal Shapiro

Now that Spring has sprung, here's a dose of soulful fiddle music from two masters: David Greely and Joel Savoy. The duo was in town for GlobalFEST, at an "offsite event" at the Highline Ballroom.

An Early St. Patrick's Day Toast, With Cara Dillon

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michal Shapiro

Just prior to St. Patrick's day, I find myself in the timely position of reporting on a fine Celtic artist and band, Cara Dillon, who was in town for GlobalFEST, and treated the crowd to some truly wonderful music.

Nguyên Lê's 'Saiyuki' at GlobalFEST: A Jazz-World Mashup With an Eastern Bent

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

Some of the most exciting musical collaborations are happening between jazz, classical and world musicians these days. Musicians have always fed off interaction with other players.