September 22nd, 2008

Ida y Vuelta y Boombap

Tonight @ Beat Research!

Fresh back from Granada, El Canyonazo and Gnotes will present their findings from a Fulbright-sponsored research project into the multicultural roots of Andalusian music.

sez ñ –

We’ll be using the Akai MPC to recreate a thousand years of musical confluences produced by Andalusian ida y vuelta, re-imagined through the prism of hip-hop. With Flamenco and Arab music as the main characters, the story features interjections from India, North Africa and Latina America, plus breakbeats that go Boom Boom Bap.

here’s a taste, no “samples” on this one, just jammin w/ musicians inna andalucia –

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here’s another, from a freestilo session –

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  • 1. carlos  |  September 22nd, 2008 at 10:51 am

    wow! granada is so near and dear to my heart…when i was living there, i was hoping for more and more of this.

    by far the city with the most talented and original crop of street musicians i’ve ever been to.

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