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.
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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 —
here’s another, from a freestilo session —
more @ gnawledge.com
1 thought on “Ida y Vuelta y Boombap”
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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