Tag Archives: Popular

SOWETO BLUES: Jazz, Popular Music & Politics in South Africa

Product Description
A major new contribution to the study of African music, Soweto Blues tells the remarkable story of how jazz became a key part of South Africa’s struggles in the 20th Century, and provides a fascinating overview of the ongoing links between African and American styles of music. Ansell illustrates how jazz occupies a unique place in South African music. Through interviews with hundreds of musicians, she pieces together a vibrant narrative history, bringing to life t… More >>

Continue reading

Jazz Piano Cocktails * Complete Edition * Popular Jazz Standards

Product Description
Jazz Piano Cocktails * Complete Edition, arranged by Bob Kail and Craig Stevens, includes all those lavish lounge favorites, contained in Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 & Christmas Editions that youÂ’ve learned to appreciate over the past few years and more. The Jazz Piano Cocktail series published by Santorella Publications is designed for a skilled pianist who is able to read well, but is no Oscar Peterson when it comes to improvisation. These books were created to assi… More >>

Continue reading

Popular Fingerstyle Acoustic Guitar Instrumental

Composed of pa and boy guitarists, John Eurell Sr. And John Eurell Jr, Sundad is making their name as an acoustic band whose compositions, recordings, and live performances are full of attractive rythyms, harmonies, and chord changes. The original repertoire consists mainly of finger-style acoustic guitar instrumentals that have been described as’World Fusion, New Age’ and Jam-Band music. Live performances regularly include other great musicians whom Sundad loves to perform with.

Their first CD, Journey To eternity, received a first round Grammy nomination for 2005 Best recent World Album. The CD debuted at three, remained in the Top 50 for 6 straight months, aired across the usa on over 180 public radio stations, internationally in Spain, Belarus, Canada, Romania, Australia and Japan and ranked 23 on the 2005 Top 100 Radio Airplay Chart. Additionally XM Satellite Radio featured the album on it’s’The Best Music this week on XM’ listing for the week of August 22-28, 2005.

Continue reading