Category Archives: Music

Laura Mvula

I like the simple animation for Laura Mvula‘s videos and I love Laura Mvula, who has been nominated for two BRIT Awards 2014. The animation below is directed by James Swindells of Powster, who won a UK Music Video Award in 2013 for Mvula’s ‘Sing To The Moon’…




and here’s Laura’s version of Nina Simone’s 1958 ‘Little Girl Blue’…

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Paco de Lucia

The extraordinary Spanish guitarist Paco De Lucía died today at the age of 66. He introduced New Flamenco to the world, blending flamenco with jazz and classical music. Collaborating with jazz giants like Larry Coryell, Al di Meola, John McLaughlin and Chick Corea, to name but a few, he made beautiful music which crossed genres, speaking to all of us…


…he performed in Carlos Saura‘s riveting film on Flamenco, ‘Carmen‘ in 1983….

…read his obituary in The New York Times,  the BBC with accompanying video, and The Guardian

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Concha Buika

Majorcan flamenco/jazz singer Concha Buika has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her album ‘La Noche Mas Larga‘ in the ‘Best Latin Jazz Album’ category. Best of luck tonight, Concha!

…all the tracks can be found here at YouTube. Below, her collaboration with guitarist Pat Metheny on the album…

…and here she is performing with the Istanbul Symphony Orchestra last May…
<p style=”text-align: center;”>…see my previous post, with videos, on her here...

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