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Ava Mendoza Unnatural Ways at Rumor Festival Utrecht

Ava Mendoza – guitar, vocals Tim Dahl – bass Max Jaffe – drums Rumor (80) festival – Rasa Utrecht the Netherlands Unnatural Ways is the main project of Brooklyn-based guitarist Ava Mendoza. The current trio of Mendoza- guitar, vox / Tim Dahl (Lydia Lunch, Child Abuse, Yusef Lateef)- bass / Max Jaffe (Normal Love, Killer […]

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Orgel Vreten at Tivoli Utrecht

Photos of the Hammond Battle by Orgel Vreten at Tivoli Utrecht. With guest: Anton Goudsmit, Benjamin Herman,  Bertus Borgers, Myrthe Van de Weetering

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REIJSEGER – FRAANJE – SYLLA: DOWN DEEP

Gaudeamus Muziekweek – At Rasa Ernst Reijseger – Cello Mola Sylla – Vocals, M’bira, Xalam, Kongoma Harmen Fraanje – Piano   This trio creates personal music, evoking strong reactions of audiences. Like spirituals maybe, played by an atheist, a vegetarian and a mussel man.The musicians all contribute with original compositions. Their different backgrounds and individual vocabulary connect miraculously natural.Reijseger, Fraanje and […]

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Nancy Vieira at Rasa Music Utrecht

Two things immediately strike us when listening at Nancy’s music. The first is Nancy’s perfectly controlled, remarkably precise, highly distinctive voice, which has brought the young singer critical acclaim as “the finest voice in Cape Verde” among the new generation. The second is the wealth of musical styles that unfold against a background of meticulous […]

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Mahala Rai Banda at Rasa Utrecht

Mahala Rai Banda is a gypsy band based in Bucharest (Romania). It was formed by violinist and composer Aurel Ionitsa, who originally comes from a family of lautari from the village of Clejani. The band plays with an array of styles and genres. Romanian violins & accordions are combined with a brass section consisting of army brass band veterans and musicians […]

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Trys Keturiose by Maarten Mooijman

Members: Daiva Vyčinienė Daina Norvaišytė Eglė Sereičikienė Rima Visackienė Audronė Žilinskienė at Sint Willibrordkerk at Utrecht – the Netherlands Europe Festival Utrecht day 3: Nordic Night by RASA The Lithuanian tradition of women singing together has been all but lost. Daiva Vyčinienė started the polyphonic ensemble Trys Keturiose, which combines slow, intertwining melodies with stately […]

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Concert photo Maarten Mooijman at Volkskrant newspaper

This morning a great concert review of Medeski Martin and Wood by Tim Sprangers of the Volkskrant newspaper. Photos by Maarten Mooijman (MMPicture). My debut at the Dutch National Media.

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Journey into Sanjo II by photographer MMpicture

                        Kyungso Park Ku Sujung Kim Taekyung Yoon Yeojoo Kyungso Park, a traditional Korean musician, was born in Seoul, South Korea, in the 1980’s and began her music career by playing piano at the age of four. It is said that her musical talent […]

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Sierra Maestra at Rasa Utrecht by Photographer MMpicture

    Sierra Maestra at Rasa Utrecht by Photographer MMpicture Luis Barzaga – vocal,claves ; Jesús Bello Díaz -vocal; Virgilio Valdés – vocal, maracas; Emilio Ramos – vocal, tres; Yelfris Valdes Espinosa – trompet; Carlos Puisseaux – güiro; Eduardo Rico – bongo, conga, koebel;Alejandro Suárez – claves, percussion ; Eduardo Himely – bass

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Ben Goldberg Trio at Rasa 2011

Ben Goldberg – clarinet Greg Cohen – bass Kenny Wollesen –  drums

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