Howard Blumenthal Reviews

The World Music CD Listener's Guide is the latest in a series from Billboard Books and noted music writer Howard J. Blumenthal. Blumenthal is best-known as the creator of the tv series Where int he World is Carmen Sandiego?, but he is also wirtten extensively about music of all genres for over 20 years.

A review of the book appeared in this space some time ago. Now, Howard has generously allowed some of his favorite World Music CD reviews to be reprinted.

The list of reviews is below -- click "Back" on your browser after reading each one to return to this menu.

Muzikas: The Prisoner's Song

Maria Bethania: Alibi

Cesaria Evora: Cesaria Evora

Tito Puente: 50 Years of Swing

Solas: Solas

Ali Akbar Khan: Then and Now

Klezmatics: Rhythm and Jews

Hun Huur Tuu: The Orphan's Lament

Sheila Chandra: Weaving my Ancestor's Voices