Posted in October 2015

My World: Sola Akingbola

My World: Sola Akingbola

This feature originally appeared in Songlines #112 (November 2015) p78. Download a pdf here. Alexandra Petropoulos speaks to Jamiroquai’s percussionist about his Yoruba roots and his respect for musicians who are rooted in their tradition but are always looking forward in their expression of it (Photo: Maruska Mason) Sola Akingbola’s musical history is one full of … Continue reading

Manana: Cuban Connections

Manana: Cuban Connections

This article originally appeared in Songlines #112 (November 2015) p11. Download a pdf here. New festival to come to Santiago de Cuba encourages dialog between Afro-Cuban folkloric music and electronic community (Photo by Harry Follett) When Harry Follett moved to Santiago de Cuba, he met Cuban musician Alain Garcia Artola and together they set up a … Continue reading