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Junior Santos | "Conpambiche"

The “swing” of the merengue and the fusion of Jazz and Afro-Dominican rhythm UbuntuFM | Junior Santos | Conpambiche #Releases | #JazzThis album blends Dominican rhythm with contemporary Jazz Fusion by using the Pambiche rhythm unique only to the Dominican Republic. Pambiche is a music genre, which derives from the Merengue Tipico, a traditional style of Merengue.

Julia Werup | "The Thrill Is Gone"

Magnificent interpretation of a classic #Releases | #JazzAfter fantastic reviews of the album “The Thrill Of Loving You”, here is a brilliant edit of the lead single “The Thrill Is Gone”. Julia Werup’s interpretation is magnificent and her vocal performance is just outstanding. The musical performance by the band sounds refreshing and modern. Julia Werup and her band are making this tune their own, and that’s a big task as it has earlier been performed by jazz legends such as Chet Baker, Sammy Davis Jr., Ella Fitzgerald amongst others.

The Global War on Humanity

A brave new world UbuntuFM The Global War on Humanity #Feedback | #SocietyThe COVID drama that has been unfolding across the globe over the last six months marks the start of a new era, the global war on humanity. Here’s why.

Corona Checklist

Open source investigation by Maurice de Hond UbuntuFM | Corona Checklist by Maurice de Hond #Reports | #Society | We feature, as part of our Personal Perspectives series, an article by Maurice de Hond, Dutch pollster, and entrepreneur. Maurice has been actively monitoring and analyzing the Covid-19 paradigm and presents the conclusions of his research to date in this article: the Corona Checklist. I’m not a virologist or an epidemiologist. I was trained as a scientist. I graduated in 1971 and worked for a number of years as a scientific assistant at the University of Amsterdam. My specialization is research and statistics. I learned to program in 1965. I’ve been working on (big) data analyses

Nederland Ontwaakt!

De Corona Wet: een permanente staat van pandemie. UbuntuFM | Nederland Ontwaakt! #Reports | #Society | Nu ons land zich langzaamaan vrijmaakt uit de greep van de Corona lockdown, wordt er gewerkt aan wetgeving van tijdelijke aard, maar met een permanente strekking, die veel verder gaat dan de maatregelen die zijn genomen tijdens de lockdown.   Abnormaal De Corona Wet betekent een uitholling van onze democratie en roept de vraag op of er nog wel sprake kan is van een volwaardige democratie, aangezien ze ingrijpt op nagenoeg elk facet van het openbare en besloten leven in ons land. Deze draconische wet is van toepassing op de bestrijding

Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation

By Dr. Mamphela Ramphele UbuntuFM | Africa’s unique opportunity for post-pandemic rejuvenation by Mamphela Ramphele #Feedback | #Society | It has taken a tiny organism, SARS-CoV-2, to get even the most conservative traditionalists to accept that state institutions are essential to mobilizing national resources to protect and promote the common good. The fragilities of neoliberal economics have been laid bare. Institutional capacity in public health care systems, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies, as well as the capacity of the state to commandeer production of essential goods and services, have become decisive interventions in this pandemic. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whose conservative

Callie Cardamon | "Jump For Joy"

An authentic Jazz standards EP UbuntuFM Jazz Radio | Callie Cardamon | "Jump For Joy" #Releases | #Jazz“Jump for Joy” is a small collection that refused to die. Shelved for more than ten years - after Callie released her second Jazz standards album - this new release delivers a fresh and authentic perspective on five Jazz standards.

THOU ART NO YOUTH

from 'A Harvest Of Verses' UbuntuFM | Thou Art No Youth | poem by Ikenna Okeh #Poetry | #Life | If you are yet sprightly, But with fear saddled upon your heart; Bearing weightily on your self-will And encumbering your every step, Then stand before a mirror and look closely You will find that thou art no youth. If you cling onto a ship Beaten helplessly by the gale And you hear the captain within you give the order: ‘Abandon ship! Abandon ship!’ But still, you hold on, Dreading the uncertain deep Then, alas, Thou art no youth. If you think only of gain If you think not of pain Of life’s fair commerce Of

Louis Ville | “Eponyme”

A collage of deep thinking, deep feeling, and deep music Louis Ville | “Eponyme” | UbuntuFM #Reviews | #Pop"Eponyme" is the latest release by Louis Ville, who has staked the roads of France and Europe with several hundred concerts. Over the years, his exceptional charisma has thrown his emotions into an ever denser audience that he carries with humor to the confines of his sensitive universe. "Eponyme" is a work of art that reminds us again of what makes La douce France great...