The Cork Board, World Music

Cheltenham Jazz Festival…. what a result !

Cheltenham, being a not so sleepy beautiful town in Gloucesterhire, hosts a number of festivals throughout the year. Each early May Bank Holiday it is the turn of the Jazz Festival. The event has become something of a mainstay on the jazz circuit and draws world renowned names to it's tents and halls in what… Continue reading Cheltenham Jazz Festival…. what a result !

The Cork Board, World Music

Lay back with Tinariwen………….

Two World Music posts coming up. Firstly........... Since the collaboration between Ry Cooder and Ali Farka Toure blossomed onto the music scene with “Talking Timbuktu” I have had a fascination with exploring World Music, and in particular, what the continent of Africa has to offer ( and from there my explorations wandered Eastwards, as you’ll… Continue reading Lay back with Tinariwen………….