We are shocked and saddened to announce the death of the great Cuban conga player Miguel ‘Angá’ Díaz who died unexpectedly at his home in Barcelona on 9th August 2006, he was 45.Read more "Miguel ‘Angá’ Díaz 1961 – 2006"
On 1st August 2006, Ghanaian music will officially enter the digital age thanks to Zongo Junction. On that day, 13 of the most recent albums from top Ghanaian stars like Kwabena Kwabena, Batman and Obour will be released for download on iTunes, CalabashMusic.com, Napster, Rhapsody and all other major music download stores worldwideRead more "Top Ghanaian Albums for Download on 1st August."
Ali Farka Toure was awarded Mali’s highest civil honor on Wednesday as a dense storm of sand and dust delayed his funeral in Niafunke, his Saharan hometown.Read more "Ali Farka Toure – Commander of the National Order of Mali"
We are deeply saddened to announce that the legendary Malian musician Ali Farka Touré passed away in his sleep at home in Mali on March 6th 2006, he had bone cancer.Read more "Ali Farka Toure – Farmer, Music Legend, Mayor 1939 – 2006"
On Thursday 2nd March Sir John Dankworth became the first jazz musician to receive a knighthoodRead more "Sir John Dankworth – The Duke of British Jazz"
One of my favourite restaurants in London, Mosob serves delicious Eritrean food in a friendly, funky atmosphere and every month it has a party…Read more "Mosob – Great Eritrean Restaurant and Music"
Soul legend Wilson Pickett died aged 64 after suffering a heart attack in Virginia. Pickett had a string of hits including ‘In The Midnight Hour’ and ‘Mustang Sally’.Read more "In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett dies (64)"