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Top 5 Sizzling Hot Winter Music Festivals in Frigid New York City

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.28.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

(l. to r.) Andrew Cyrille; photo: Petra Cvelbar; Thelonious Monk (1966); photo: Everett Collection By Dan Ouellette, ZEALnyc Senior Editor, December ...

Folk Chamber Music: Sam Lee at GlobalFEST (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Lee's arrangement with cello, drums, violin, trumpet and yoochin (Mongolian hammered dulcimer) milks every phrase of the song for textural, harmonic and melodic possibilities. Lee's baritone voice is a wonderful folk instrument, true and flexible, and he savors the notes with real pleasure.

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Keep Singing (2 videos)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

It took over an hour for the sound check. Now you've got a full house enraptured by your music. You're going full throttle, the audience is totally wi...

Zaz at GlobalFest: "Je Saute Partout" (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

What this all makes for is a creative, relaxed musician who comfortably mixes it up with her first-rate backup band and whose voice takes her anywhere she wants to go. Where that is, only Zaz knows.

Haitian Carnival Spirit With RAM (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

When I caught the Haitian band RAM at GlobalFEST one year after the earthquake that all but leveled Port Au Prince, they turned in an ebullient set and had the crowd bouncing up and down.

Dance Like an Indian: Red Baraat Live (VIDEO)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

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GlobalFEST 2009: A Polyrhythmic, Multi-Linguistic, Hip-Shattering Party In New York

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Modiba

This Sunday's GlobalFEST will provide a space for promising artists to show their stuff to world music industry types, and in the mean time, throw a polyrhythmic, multi-linguistic, hip-shattering party.