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Raul da Gama

TMR Senior Writer. Based in Milton, Ontario, Canada. Raul is a musician and an accomplished writer whose profound analysis is reinforced by his deep understanding of music, technically as well as historically.
Dorjee Tsering - Thank You Canada

Dorjee Tsering: Thank You Canada

Before Dorjee Tsering became a Canadian he was (is and will always be) Tibetan first, born like so many of his fellow Tibetans, in...
Alberto Suárez: From the Sacred Place

Alberto Suárez: From the Sacred Place

When it comes to Afro-Cuban drummers and percussionists, the name of Alberto Suárez may not be top of mind but it ought to be....
Larnell Lewis and Mark Kelso at The T.U. Jazz Festival 2017

T.U. Jazz Festival 2017: Of Role Models and Acolytes

Our knowledge of human history is limited by several stumbling blocks. The greatest of these is belief; not belief of the religious kind but...
Denielle Bassels - What About Wool Wishbags

Denielle Bassels: What About Wool Wishbags

It’s not difficult to hear a sort of “coming of age” – of Denielle Bassels – in What About Wool Wishbags; a sort of...
Kim Doolittle - Into the Blue

Kim Doolittle Presents: Into the Blue

Perhaps “it takes just one girl to cry the blues, but a village to raise her up again” could be the fetching message from...
Peter Campbell: Loving You

Peter Campbell Presents: Loving You

It’s not hard to fall in love with Shirley Horn all over again when you listen to Loving You by Peter Campbell. Such unabashed...
Misses Satchmo - Is That All There Is

Misses Satchmo: Is That All There Is

With so much 21st century Jazz to choose from, it’s refreshing a disc turns up that harks back to the swinging tunes of decades...
Mike Downes: Root Structure

Mike Downes: Root Structure

There can be no music without a bass. Musicians – and there have been many – have performed and recorded, so-called “bass-less projects”, but...
Coco Wonderland

Coco Love Alcorn: Wonderland

You know that you are listening to a very special recording when its music combines power, grace and invention in a series of songs...
Beny Esguerra: A New Tradition Vol. 2 - Return of the Kuisi

Beny Esguerra: A New Tradition Vol. 2 – Return of the Kuisi

It’s silly really not to acknowledge that some of the finest young artists of this generation – no matter where they come from –...