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Monthly Archives: March 2009
Jazz and classical guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque’s latest recording with The Flat Earth Ensemble, "Flat Planet," demonstrates how the world has become smaller. Haque and his exceptional group seamlessly blend Hindustani folk rhythms and groove jazz. Some will see their … Continue reading
Jake Shimabukuro is a wonderfully versatile if not virtuosic ukulele player whose first live recording, aptly titled "Live," captures the excitement and emotion of his extraordinary playing. Recorded in the U.S. and Japan, the CD has a dozen original compositions … Continue reading