Category Archives: Digital CD/EP Review

Shoshin Trio

Digital Release Review: Shoshin Trio “The Shape of Emptiness Now”

“It’s quite impossible to listen to this music with any preconceived ideas of what music should be.” – Dawoud Kringle

Shoshin TrioArtist: Shoshin Trio
Title: The Shape of Emptiness Now
Label: self-produced
Genre: improv/free jazz/contemporary

Review by Dawoud Kringle

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Sylvain Leroux & L'école Fula Flute

CD Review: Sylvain Leroux & L’école Fula Flute

Sylvain Leroux & L'école fula flute Artist: Sylvain Leroux & L’école Fula Flute
Title: TYABALA
Label: Mulatta Records
Genre: trad. West African Music/ Guinée
Buy here: https://ecolefulaflute.bandcamp.com/

Review by Dawoud Kringle

In 2013, MFM member Sylvain Leroux began working on an alternative arts education initiative with the students of the Centre Tyabala, in Conakry. This was an experimental education project based on the “chromatic tambin” patented modification of the traditional Guinean Fula flute. After six years, the students have become competitive and committed musicians, with new generations of music students following their example.

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