- The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz
- John Renbourn & Wizz Jones – Joint Control
- The Rough Guide To Brazilian Jazz
- The Rough Guide To South African Jazz
- The Rough Guide To Cuban Rare Groove
- Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – NYN
- The Rough Guide To Blues Women
- The Rough Guide To Gospel Blues
- The Rough Guide To Bottleneck Blues
- The Rough Guide To The Blues Songsters
- The Rough Guide To Unsung Heroes Of Country Blues (Vol. 2)
- The Rough Guide To Peru Rare Groove
New Vinyl Release:The Rough Guide To Brazilian Jazz
This cutting edge Rough Guide digs deep into today's dynamic, shape-shifting Brazilian jazz scene – leaving 'The Girl From Ipanema' lounging in the shade.
New Album: Ethiopian Jazz
Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.
New Release: The Rough Guide To Gospel Blues
From the true guitar evangelists such as Blind Willie Johnson and Reverend Gary Davis to blues legends Charley Patton and Skip James, these recordings illustrate how the line separating the Lord’s song and ‘devil’s music’ was very thin.
Artist Profile: Lamine Sonko & The African Intelligence
Lamine performs & chats about the importance of preserving culture through music and the positive effects and perceptions that can come from creating and sharing a melting-pot of influences and flavours in local communities.
Santana Inspired By Nuru Kane’s ‘Çigil’ On Latest Album
Most of the original members from the Santana III/Woodstock-era reunited for this jam-packed sixteen track masterpiece. One track in particular draws inspiration from Riverboat Records’ very own Senegalese singer/songwriter Nuru Kane.
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Joint Control - 'This charming, effortlessly classy album is the final recording by... a folk guitar hero's final bow' ⭑⭑⭑⭑ The Guardian
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New City Music, Chicago: 'a great showcase of the funky sounds currently made in Crescent City'.
The Guardian, UK, 3*** stars: 'A classy compilation'.
Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.
Froots, UK: '... a superb album of an under-represented music ... and comes highly recommended'.