HW Pick: Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music (book)

download (1)Grammy Award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she’s prompting others all around the world to reach for theirs as well. Continue Reading →

The Har-You Percussion Group, 1964 (Video/Audio)

har you historyForming after the Harlem Riots of 1964, Har-You make Afro-Cuban sounds with furious and hip-shakingly groovesome rhythms

If you’ve ever wondered whether the world has changed a bit since the late summer of 1969, or whether it’s basically the same, your answer will lie in this record and one of its contemporary reviews. Continue Reading →