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Bobby Sanabria's Big Band Multiverse and the Universal Diversity of Music

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 11.16.2016 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

When I recently featured three current works from big bands, I was called to task for not having included at least one Latin big band. Well certainly that was not by design as there are many Afro-Cuban and Latin based bands that deserve mention so here is one that clearly deserves to be included in the mix.

They Don't Call Him Papa Wemba For Nothing!

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

Associated with soukous and Congolese rhumba, Papa Wemba is a major force in his own right, cranking out hit after hit. His band turned in a stellar set, pulsing with irresistible beats, infectious riffs and fluid guitar lines.

Jet to Vegas for a Retro Weekend of Hip History

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Derrick

Next weekend, October 22 to 24th Las Vegas revives, revitalizes and celebrates the style pioneered in desert resort's glory days when glamour ruled th...