Melhor do que isso só mesmo o silêncio, melhor do que o silêncio só joão (The only thing better than [music] is silence, the only thing better than silence is João)—Caetano Veloso (“Pra Ninguém”)
This album led me to choose, for a summer project, to listen to all of the music of Janáček — and it has been a complete delight.
If you enjoy singing and dancing in your theater seat to the sound of good music while learning a bit about American cultural history and its personalities, you will enjoy this show.
This year’s Montreal Jazz Festival Festival would have been more successful had it not been for all the construction ripping apart the city.
This world-premiere recording of the 1826 Paris version of Gaspare Spontini’s Olimpie makes a powerful case for a composer much admired in his own day.
The Rolling Stones were still up there, sounding vital, and that alone delivered satisfaction.
A sense of promise remains a hallmark of the Montreal Jazz Festival — always end by looking forward.
Saturday’s performance made up for a rain delay withthe longest single set since the band’s millennium-greeting Everglades marathon.
The Montreal Jazz Festival is overwhelming in a way, but somehow genial, and finally inspiring.
Here’s a list of five June releases that are making major waves on the Pop scene.