Tag: Jazz

“TangOpera” at Bolívar Hall
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“TangOpera” at Bolívar Hall

On March 20th, Bolívar Hall welcomes a performance from Latin group TangOpera, who will present their new musical project “Songs to Die For”.  . Chamber group TangOpera illustrates the lavish world of Latin American art song, where poetry and opera transcend their traditional boundaries to combine with the irresistible and […]

Latin music invades London
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Latin music invades London

The Latin Music Festival La Linea 13, which aims to showcase the contribution of contemporary artists in the country’s capital, will take place in April.   The musical contribution of America to the rest of the world has been fundamental to the history of this art. From Carlos Gardel, Celia […]

Miles Cleret: Afro-Latin crossovers in music
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Miles Cleret: Afro-Latin crossovers in music

A DJ since he was a teenager, his label aims to bring lost tracks from the 60’s and 70’s to modern audiences.. . Graham Douglas Cleret dislikes the term ‘World Music’ as a western attempt to classify ‘other’ music, instead focusing on the multicultural crossovers between musical styles from many […]

Brazilian flavour comes to London
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Brazilian flavour comes to London

Singer Sergio Mendes to give a concert on July 14th. _ Sergio Mendes is an internationally renowned Brazilian musician.  He studied music with the aim of becoming a classical pianist, but all the while his interest in jazz grew. He started out playing late night clubs during the 1950s, the […]