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Folk Chamber Music: Sam Lee at GlobalFEST (Video)
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)
Zaz at GlobalFest: "Je Saute Partout" (Video)
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)
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.
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GlobalFEST 2009: A Polyrhythmic, Multi-Linguistic, Hip-Shattering Party In New York
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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.
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