I expected a somewhat bare bones acoustic presentation from this, but as soon as I walked into sound check, I heard a fully electrified band warming up. The signature cavaquino (Portuguese ukulele) was there, but so was a synthesizer and a full kit.
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2011 was a monumental year in a lot of ways. Sadly, we lost many amazing minds and talents along the way.
Here's a round of those we've lost, alo...
Cesaria Evora died over the weekend. Her voice was the living soul of Cape Verde. But Cape Verde is also the reason that one of the greatest singers on the planet died without being better known.
LISBON, Portugal — Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in the bayside bars of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy in 2003 afte...
The darkness in rhythm and melody hints at yearning as much as fulfillment, correctly capturing the mindset of so many today.
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