Diego el Cigala

Diego el Cigala

Diego el CigalaWorld Music and Jazz Biography Spain has produced many thrilling flamenco singers, but none so brilliant or innovative as Diego El Cigala. He was born on a cold December day in 1968, on Provisiones Street near Madrid’s famed flea market, El Rastro....
KODO

KODO

KODOShows and Attractions, World Music and Jazz Biography Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese drum, the taiko, Kodo is forging new directions for a vibrant living art-form. In Japanese the word “Kodo” conveys two meanings:...
Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel Choir

Soweto Gospel ChoirShows and Attractions, World Music and Jazz Biography • Soweto Gospel Choir was formed in November, 2002 • In December, 2002 their first album “Voices of Heaven” was recorded and went on to reach the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s World Music Chart...
YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan

YAMATO – The Drummers of Japan

YAMATO - The Drummers of JapanShows and Attractions, World Music and Jazz Biography Yamato was founded by Masa Ogawa in 1993 in Nara, ‘the land of Yamato” which is said to be the birthplace of Japanese culture. Presently based in Asuka Village, Nara Prefecture, Yamato...
Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain

Zakir HussainWorld Music and Jazz Biography Zakir Hussain is today appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon and one of the greatest musicians of our time. A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest...