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Eric Bibb | Global Griot

A message from the global messenger UbuntuFM | Eric Bibb | Global Griot #Reviews | #World | Master Chef Bibb is serving us so many different dishes and flavours with this release - 24 in total - that there is simply no way of denying or disliking what he has on offer. 

Interview with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim | writer/journalist from Nigeria

Personal Perspectives #2 UbuntuFM | Abubakar Adam Ibrahim - writer/journalist from Nigeria #Interviews | #Writers | Personal Perspectives is an interview series, a platform on which we invite people to share their perspective on issues that affect us all.  UbuntuFM recently linked up with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, writer, journalist and intellectual of note from Nigeria.  

Caz Gardiner & The Badasonics

Funky Soulsteady Beat from Washington D.C. & Belgium UbuntuFM | Caz Gardiner & The Badasonics #Releases | #Soul | The Badasonics mixes Soul and Funk together with Jamaican riddims and horns with the soulful rock and Reggae voice of Caz Gardiner to deliver a pulsating party of soul steady beats.

Re-think Global Warming

Are we able to rethink ourselves? UbuntuFM | Re-think Global Warming #Feedback | #Society | The global warming debate keeps on popping in and out of our news headlines. It involves us all, yet not all of us are involved. Why?

Bill King, Wayne McGhie & Pablo Paul | 'Promises'

The backstory to this track is as interesting as the track itself UbuntuFM | Bill King, Wayne McGhie & Pablo Paul | 'Promises' #Releases | #Reggae | It was 1974, and Toronto was undergoing a cultural shift. The usual pop fare was starting to assimilate the rhythms of the Caribbean – not just Soca, and calypso – but a music known and beloved by those who immigrated from Jamaica called, ‘Reggae.’ 

Jimi Hendrix | Band of Gypsys

Featured on UbuntuFM World Radio UbuntuFM | Jimi Hendrix | Band of Gypsys (1970) #Releases | #Blues | Band of Gypsys is a live album and Jimi's first without the Experience. Recorded at Fillmore East NYC - dec 31 - jan 2, 1970 with a new line-up of musiciians.

"I Love You": a bedtime story

For all the Lovers Michelangelo | The Creation Of Adam #Feedback | #Life | Once upon a time, I was involved with a lady of nondescript origin. "An affair" I would say; "More than an affair" she would say.

Bill King Quintet

Night Passage Years – 1984-1986 UbuntuFM | Bill King Quintet | Night Passage Years – 1984-1986 #Releases | #Jazz | Between the years 1984-1986 Bill King recorded three sides, Ice, Avenue B and City of Dreams for his own label – Night Passage Music. Tracks from these Night Passage years have now been re-issued on this release.

Heather Bambrick | You'll Never Know

The Real Deal UbuntuFM | Heather Bambrick | You'll Never Know #Releases | #Jazz | "Wow, you’re the real deal!” this kind of praise is what Canada's JUNO-nominated Jazz vocalist Heather Bambrick consistently receives from fellow musicians. Critics love her, as well. “Heather hits every right note”, says Mark Rheume of CBC Radio.