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Kayhan Kalhor

Dynamic Duo: Kayhan Kalhor and Erdal Erzincan (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

If you have not savored the joys of classical Persian music, or Turkish folk music, now's your chance to take a sweet bite.

Global Beat Fusion: Top 10 Albums of 2012

Derek Beres | Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

The Tel Aviv Session, recorded on a whim after Raichel invited Touré to perform in Israel, is a masterful improvisation that only musicians of the highest caliber (and respect) could have offered.

What Is the Music of the Muslim World?

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michal Shapiro

Recently, I got to work on a series about musicians from the Muslim world. We deliberately chose artists whose work was cutting edge, and from diverse backgrounds. I've spliced 'n' diced together a few minutes from each one for this post.

Global Beat Fusion: Kirtan & Fado, Classical Brooklyn & Future Guelph

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

It's been a half-decade since Krishna Das has released a new studio album, though he's had plenty of material floating around during that time, includ...

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

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

Masters of Persian Music Again Evolve Iran

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Derek Beres

While I understand the plight of the Western classical world in trying to sustain its heritage, this type of music never really grabbed my attention. ...