This week marks the third year my wife Paula and I will attend the WOMEX World Music Expo. This time our destination is Katowice in the Silesian region of southern Poland. We are set to enjoy five days of concerts by a host of 60 performers, specially selected by the WOMEX committee to represent music […]
The Central Park Sessions continued Thursday, Aug 10 with the Cuban band El Septo Santiaguero headlining. They were kind enough to stop by our studios for an exclusive live session to share some of their music with us last Monday morning on Global Revolutions. Have a listen and enjoy the beautiful music of Cuba!
While at one of the largest international music festivals in the US, Global Revolutions host Dan Talmo sat down with members of three headlining bands: Abajo del Agua, Dengue Fever, and Las Cafeteras. These conversations give insight into what makes world music so relevant today. Listen to the interviews posted below:
By Dan Talmo The 2016 edition of WOMEX (World Music Expo) opened in Santiago de Compostela, Spain on October 19th. WOMEX is an annual international meeting of world music artists, agents, venue representatives, national cultural organizations, and press, all for the purpose of promoting live world music performances around the globe. Although Santiago de Compostela […]
Dan Talmo, co-host of Global Revolutions, takes us along again on some European adventures. First stop, England: My wife and I have arranged a somewhat lengthy European tour based around the upcoming WOMEX conference (World Music Expo) in Spain in mid-October. In a few weeks, I plan to report on happenings at WOMEX 2016. Meanwhile, we make […]
The 2016 Madison World Music Festival kicked off fabulously last night with the Enyedi-Salamon Ensemble from Hungary. Fronted by newlyweds Ágnes Enyedi (vocals) and Soma Salamon (accordion), the youthful quartet played traditional music from Hungary and of the Hungarian minorities in Transylvania and Moldva, Romania. Salamon also doubled on flutes. His medley of tilinko (overtone flute) […]