Monthly Archives: February 2015

Afro Mex meets Chicago Blues-Auspicious for Mayoral Election?

Is the upcoming musical mashup between Billy Branch, the African American blues harp master and Sones de Mexico Ensemble on Sat. Feb 21, an auspicious harbinger for mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy “Garcia?

Consider: A recent poll shows that if Chicago’s black voters cast a substantial vote for the Hispanic candidate–it will cause an upset against Mayor Emanuel…. the notion of synchronicity at play is both intriguing and appealing to me. Continue reading

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FEBRUARY FEAST OF GLOBAL MUSIC in Chicago

by Gail Dee       We Want Music Without Borders #Afrobeat #Afropop #Cuban #Flamenco  #Afro-Mexican Blues #Samba #Salsa #Latinjazz #westafricankora #listeningdeelights Global music lovers rejoice!  ZAP MAMA & ANTIBALAS; LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO; PEDRITO MARTINEZ; HUGH MASEKLA & VUSI MAHLASELA;    … Continue reading

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