Apr 12, 2013 — Caramelo Trio joined us live in the studio this morning to share some all original Latin contemporary music. The group is based in Potsda, NY includes cellist Beth Robinson, guitarist Oscar Sarmiento, and percussionist Stephen Farina. Go to full article
Minor Swing (l. to r.): Lorie Gruneisen, violin; Christopher Brown; guitar; Victor Caamano, guitar; David Katz, bass. Photo: Joel Hurd
Canton, NY, Oct 26, 2012 — Minor Swing joined Todd Moe in the NCPR studio to give listeners a taste of what they call gypsy jazz, or gypsy swing. The style was pioneered by French Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, who blended American jazz of the '30s and '40s with European Gypsy styles of music.
In this performance they play three pieces: F A Swing (FA for Franco-American), Nuages, a Django Reinhardt standard, and For Sephora, a bossa nova-style composition. Go to full article
Charlotte, VT, Jun 30, 2011 — Tonight kicks off a four-part world music concert series at the Higher Ground in Burlington. The Summer Global Music Voyage features bands from South Africa, the Saharan desert, Parisian cafes via San Francisco, and tonight, from Peru.
The series is tied into a new TV show about world music called Music Voyager. Its host and co-producer is a Charlotte, Vermont resident. David Sommerstein has this profile. Go to full article
Aug 16, 2008 — This outdoor concert at Asgaard Farm features four performers from the UpNorth Music project: bluegrass with Althea Jean, Caribbean drums with Dan Hammond, blues with Mark Tostrup, and ska and jazz with Shu. We select highlights from their live performances. Go to full article