The growing number of listeners who prefer more natural sounds instead of electric-driven wizardry has focused attention on acoustic and roots music. One of the most acclaimed musicians in this genre, the blind Senegalese griot guitar player Mansour Seck, is coming out with a new album under the Sterns label. His guitar skill is awesome
With the UK’s major labels nurturing a wealth of new mainstream classical talent, the genre looks increasingly likely to defy its doomsayers, writes Andrew Stewart. Is there life in mainstream classical recordings? Those familiar with the writings of Norman Lebrecht might expect a negative reply. The Evening Standard scribe predicted the classical industry would be
Day by day, our lives are busy with what we are doing, such as jobs, kids, family, etc. Deep in our hearts, we might want to make a change, but we do not have time or money. Why not spend a little time and look inside of yourself to see what you want? Maybe you have been dreaming of being a singer for ages, or playing an instrument just for fun. How about make a change right now? Fulfill your dream and paint your lives with some colors. Perhaps you will tell me that you are too busy to learn how to sing or play an instrument. Maybe you will tell me that it costs a lot to fulfill these dreams. Yes, I fully understand. With today’s technology, lots of things can be done in the comfort of your own home, even learning music.