►The Alternative Music Lounge: John Surman

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Sometimes, it just strikes you: how come I’ve never heard anything at all about this great musician until now? Have I been living hiding somewhere on a deserted musical island or what? But then again, I don’t consider myself that ignorant, I mean, I know quite a few musicians, bands and composers from lots of [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Daniel Mille Quintet

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Finally a new episode for this series =)… This one is about french Jazz Accordionist Daniel Mille who I happened to “discover” while listening to a radio program that was transmitting a recording of a live concert at OndaJazz Bar. I really enjoyed his tunes… dreamy and inspiring, very melodic and showing great musicianship of [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Dhafer Youssef

Friday, December 16th, 2011

After quite a while without anything new in this series (since I started to work full-time I have found it more difficult to have time to write on the blog, unfortunately), know here’s finally one more listening suggestion. In this series, I’ve already presented to you a great musician who plays the Oud (Rabi Abou [...]

►The Alternative Music Lounge: Rabih Abou Khalil

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Today’s chapter of this series is about a very eclectic and quite unique musician, his name is Rabih Abou Khalil. Born in Lebanon, but having moved to Germany in 1978 because of the civil war, he early started his music studies, becoming a virtuoso on his main instrument, the oud (string instrument having common origins [...]

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