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2006 Stories by Rayme Samuels

Archives: 2007 | 2006
  • Ba Cissoko

    published November 2, 2006

    Awe-inspiring traditional African beats fuse with contemporary reggae-rock sounds when Ba Cissoko and his group decide to jam. Born into a musical... More >>

  • NODUS Ensemble

    published October 19, 2006

    In accordance with the museum's thematic exploration of the relationship between video and music, Miami Art Central hosts "Images from the... More >>

  • Bossacucanova

    published October 19, 2006

    Bossacucanova is a premeditated fusion of European electronica and Brazilian bossa nova. The group — DJ Marcelinho DaLua, bassist... More >>

  • Carlos Oliva and the Judges' Nephews

    published October 12, 2006

    A Cuban star who found his way to Miami via Colombia in 1961, Carlos Oliva jammed with Julio Gutiérrez and Willy Chirino. Oliva's stealthy... More >>

  • Ecomusica

    published October 12, 2006

    Raul Ramirez's one-man electronica show deploys computers, synthesizers, laser beams, keyboards, bass, guitar, and electro-acoustic drums.... More >>

  • JD Natasha

    published October 12, 2006

    Citing musical influences such as Eminem, OutKast, Nirvana, and Bob Marley, JD Natasha is an alt-girl rocker with an international flair. The... More >>

  • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind presents

    published October 5, 2006

    Henry Stone gets it right with a benefit CD for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, a charity that provides rehabilitation services for visually... More >>

  • Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie

    published October 5, 2006

    Slide Hampton, longtime friend and associate of jazz legend John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, will be leading the moving tribute to this fallen hero... More >>

  • Feel the Beat! Brazilian Music for Percussion Ensemble

    published October 5, 2006

    Brazilian percussion musicians Ney Rosauro, Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, and Heitor Villa-Lobos will be honored during this concert at the Frost... More >>

  • The Steelband Panorama Jamboree and J'Ouvert Parade

    published October 5, 2006

    J'Ouvert, a traditional sunrise party that takes place in Caribbean islands during Carnival season, has made its way to Miami Carnival. This... More >>

  • Diane Schuur

    published October 5, 2006

    Sporting her trademark diamond-encrusted sunglasses and boasting a vocal range that rivals Mariah Carey's, Diane Schuur knows how to work a stage.... More >>

  • Mariana Martin

    published September 28, 2006

    The sultry sounds of bossa nova are eternally soothing. One whiff of this music and you will instantly find yourself transported to a beachside... More >>

  • Ivete Sangalo

    published September 28, 2006

    Raven-haired beauty Ivete Sangalo is the queen of Brazilian Carnaval. She made her break with the group Banda EVA before exploding as a solo act... More >>

  • Marta Gomez

    published September 28, 2006

    A Colombian folk version of Norah Jones — boasting stunning looks that make her an almost identical twin to Nelly Furtado — Marta Gomez... More >>

  • Música Fresca Festival

    published September 14, 2006

    "Live instrumentation is really the essence of Latin musical cultural roots. The intention of this festival is to shake things up a little bit and... More >>

  • Farofa Carioca

    published September 7, 2006

    Farofa Carioca transformed Brazil in the Nineties with the hit "Moro No Brasil," an anthem about the suffering and exploitation of the lower class... More >>

  • Brazilian Independence Day Celebration

    published September 7, 2006

    The world has become obsessed with Brazilian culture. Whether referring to svelte bodies on soccer fields, award-winning films, or amazingly... More >>

  • Kelis

    published August 31, 2006

    Kelis has come a long way since her early days of singing about roller rinks and backing up ODB. After marrying rapper Nas last year, she has... More >>

  • Locoyó

    published August 24, 2006

    This Miami-based outfit composed of three international talents is a mélange of Spanish rock, pop, and salsa influences. The lyrics have... More >>

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