Jazz with a global twist! Original songs and jazz standards performed by musicians from Cuba to Cameroon.
"The songs interpret the spirit of jazz-freedom, soulful renditions of narratives, lyric poetry, and the overall spirit of human triumph" - All About Jazz
The fascinating global journey of jazz is one of music's most remarkable stories. Jazz Around the World showcases the powerful influence of jazz on musicians across the globe. Featuring both well established and newer artists performing extraordinary covers and originals, this collection incorporates a wide range of rhythms, instruments and melodies into a constantly evolving genre. With ancestral roots in Africa, jazz flowered into a dynamic force in the United States throughout the 20th century. And, over the years, it has borrowed from, influenced and blended with musical traditions around the world.
Other Label Info: 1Chantal Chamberland - La Mer - (United States)
2Niuver - Quiereme Mucho - (United States)
3Blick Bassy - Donalina - (United States)
4Kora Jazz Trio - Chan-Chan - (United States)
5Heather Rigdon - Young and Naive - (United States)
6Kad - J'aime Mon Lit - (United States)
7Sherele - Polka Dot Blues - (United States)
8Kataraina Pipi - Te Reo o Papatuanuku - (United States)
9Keletigui Diabate with Habib Koite - Summertime at Bamako - (United States)
10Billy Cobham and Asere - Destinos - (United States)
11Hugh Masekela with Malaika - Open the Door - (United States)
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