Tag Archives: Leyla McCalla

The best world music & folk albums of 2016

  My Sunday Times choices. Full details here [£]. Once again, there are a couple of discs here that don’t fit neatly into the world/folk categories. But then again, good music is good music: in the age of shuffle mode … Continue reading

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Perfect way to spend a Sunday

An at-home jam session in New Orleans, courtesy of  Leyla McCalla and her pals.  Life-affirming, to say the least.

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Creole Love Call

The brilliant Leyla McCalla, sometime member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, digs into her Haitian roots on a number from “Vari-Colored Songs”, one of my favourite recordings of 2013.

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