Acid Jazz, April 29, 2017

New releases from Jazzanova, Eddie Palmieiri, Bonobo, Pimps of Joytime, Philippe Baden Powell, and Nicholas Payton!

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Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba’s Lasting Jazz Legacy

As Havana prepares to host this year’s International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America‘s Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.

(Image credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

from Jazz : NPR

The Legacy Of The Jazz Epistles, South Africa’s Short-Lived But Historic Group

Jonas Gwangwa with Hugh Masekela and Kippie Moeketsi.

Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim, two of the biggest stars to emerge from South Africa, achieved success independently. But the two are cosmically linked by a single 1960 recording session.

(Image credit: Halim’s Photographic Service, Cape Town BAHA/Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online)

from Jazz : NPR