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Freshlyground are superstars in their native South Africa and collaborated with Shakira on the official FIFA World Cup song “Waka Waka” – a song seen & heard over a billion times on YouTube. Here’s their latest hit!
“Back Home” was released on March 11, 2016 and features Melissa w. Pablo Menares on bass and Jochen Rueckert on drums. Studio: Sear Sound Studio A. Engineer: James Farber. Mastering: Greg Calbi. Art direction: Hollis King.
“Take Me To The Dance” was produced by Steve Berlin (member of Los Lobos & has produced & worked with artists such as: John Lee Hooker, Crash Test Dummies, Faith No More, Sheryl Crow & Rickie Lee Jones) & delivers on the promise of it’s title while retaining the positive spirit that’s always been a big part of Freshlyground’s appeal!
Star of Jupiter is Kurt Rosenwinkel’s tenth album as a band leader. This album features an all new band, and is Rosenwinkel’s first quartet album since 2001’s the Next Step.
Our Secret World is Kurt Rosenwinkel’s ninth album as a band leader. It is a collaborative project with Portugal’s Orchestra de Jazz Matosinhos (OJM).
On Standards Trio: Reflections, the highly anticipated followup to 2007’s dynamic The Remedy: Live at the Village Vanguard, he delves into the harmonic fabric of several beautiful standards.
With this two-disc release, Rosenwinkel puts forward his entry in a long line of historic live recordings from the famed New York jazz club, following in the footsteps of John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Keith Jarrett, Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw and others.