Posts tagged with "Music"

09. December 2018
'Remain in Light' is originally an album by the American Rock Band 'Talking Heads' which has been covered by 'Angélique Kidjo'. I had the opportunity to sample a bit of the amazing tunes at her live performance in the Elbphilarmonie in Hamburg. In her own words, 'it's not cultural appropriation but cultural diversification' as she channels the original beats in her own way by using Afrobeat & a choir to transform the fearful texture of the songs into a soulful warmth. She additionally...
09. September 2017
Saudi Sol Live Performance in Berlin during their Europe Tour
26. June 2017
Imagine your local Barbershop turned into an intimate music stage where a beautiful & talented Songstress is belting out soulful sounds that fills the whole room & captures the hearts of each & every person in the audience. What a joy it was to be part of this amazing Accoustic performance by Y'akoto at the the 'TrippleM' Barbershop in Wandesbeker Chausee, here in Hamburg. Fahad Aziz, who owns the Barbershop & who could be seen doing his magic on a clients's head during the...
05. December 2016
'Swing' is a form of American music that was popular in the 1930's & 1940's. The name 'Swing' originates from the 'swing feel' where the emphasis is on the off-beat or weaker pulse in the music. The 'Swing Dance Orchestra' led by Andrej Hermlin performed live in Hamburg last week at the Laeiszhalle & I was honoured to have attended it. This was my first time to ever attend a concert with this genre of music so i did not know what to expect, but i have to admit that i was floored by the...
01. November 2016
To offer the people of Rendsburg a small view of the fascinating continent of Africa & it's beautiful people. This is the aim of 'Auf nach Afrika' (Off to Africa), an Event orgarnised anually where vendors from all over Africa come together to not only display their merchandise, but also to give the public information about the various self-help projects based in Africa, whose products are being displayed.