Mambo Sinuendo is a collaboration between Ry Cooder and Buena Vista alum (and formerly of many other groups as well) Manuel Galbán.
The difficult second album by Natasha Bedingfield, titled N.B., was released in April 2007. Her brother Daniel had already been there with Second First Impression which was nowhere near as successful as his first album Gotta Get Thru This. Since her debut album Unwritten, a whole series of similar female singers had broken through, including Amy Winehouse, Corinne Bailey Rae and Lily Allen and this was the market Bedingfield was now competing in. The songs on NB focus on relationships from the very start of the ballad "Soulmate," the first single to be lifted from the album, about being on your own and wondering if there is a soulmate for everyone…
Pianist, composer, arranger Hilario Durán makes a triumphant musical homecoming on his new album Contumbao. Grammy nominated and multiple Juno Award winner, Hilario Durán, is one of the greatest pianists to come out of Cuba, and is an arranger/composer of the highest order. His new release “Contumbao” reunites him with some of the now high profile musicians he worked with at the famous EGREM studios for many years, making well over 500 records. Special guests include Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, Chucho Valdés, Chicoy, Pancho Amat, Changuito, and new up and comer Batá player/vocalist Brenda Navarrete.
"Is There Anybody Out There That Wants To Rock?" is the war cry for fans of those denim clad boogie rockers Status Quo, and the fans are in for a real treat on Friday 20th October, when Quo's famous 1982 show at Birmingham's National Exhibition Centre (NEC), is set to be re-released in it's entirety, as a standalone release for the first time, on both double CD and triple vinyl.