Friday, February 22, 2019

Music: Spoken Words,Solos Bass & More; the RIFFS This Week

THE RIFF 2/22/19: Remembering poet and rap pioneer Gil Scott-Heron. Perspectives on Haitian Music by RAM; Lakou Mizik, and Godwin Louis.

“I’ve Seen” a new album by Poet Oku Onoura. “Stalemate” and “Zombie” by the Godfather of Afrobeat, FELA KUTI &  Africa 70.

NEW SINGLES: “Lie To Me” by Analea Brown; “Concentrate” by Iba Mahr; “Champion A Champion” by Lymie Murray, and a mash up “In My Feeling” featuring Drake; Alton Ellis and Sadiki.


‘THE SUNDAY RIFF’ 2/24/19: “Koln” by trombonist Marshall Gilkes and the WDR Band, as composer, arranger, conductor and soloist.
“The Gleaner’s” solo bass by Larry Grenadier. Surprising songs by mezzo-soprano Joy DiDonato. Also songs by Etta Jones, and the 2019
Grammy winner Cecile McLorin Salvant.

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