World music

FILE - In this Jan.24, 2018 file photo, saxophonist Manu Dibango performs during Franck Sorbier's Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2018 fashion collection in Paris. Renowned jazz man Manu Dibango, to many the beloved "Papy Groove" who served as an inspiration and pioneer in his art, died on Tuesday from the coronavirus, his official Facebook page announced. He was 86. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
March 24, 2020 - 6:10 am
PARIS (AP) — Renowned jazz man Manu Dibango, to many the beloved “Papy Groove” who served as an inspiration and pioneer in his art, died on Tuesday with the coronavirus, his official Facebook page announced. He was 86. The saxophonist who inspired what is known as “world music” was recently...
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February 11, 2020 - 10:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lyle Mays, a jazz keyboardist whose work, chiefly with the Pat Metheny Group, won nearly a dozen Grammy Awards, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 66. Mays had a “long battle with a recurring illness,” according to Pat Metheny’s website. “Lyle was one of the greatest musicians I...
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July 18, 2019 - 2:18 pm
A federal court has upheld a Florida law that limits who gets to give dietary advice. The ruling comes in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather Del Castillo said Florida's law violated her First Amendment right to free speech, noting...
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Kate del Castillo speaks in Telemundo's "La Reina Del Sur" panel during the NBCUniversal TCA Winter Press Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2019 - 11:17 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kate del Castillo said she's relieved she wasn't called to testify in the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. But she doesn't regret arranging a 2015 meeting between Guzman and Sean Penn, although the fallout kept her from visiting and working in...
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FILE - In this Thursday June 30, 2011 file photo, Zimbabwe music superstar, Oliver Mutukudzi plays in his music academy in Norton about 40 kilometres from Harare. Zimbabwean musician and world music star Oliver Mtukudzi dies in Harare at age 66, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, file)
January 23, 2019 - 11:12 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — One of Zimbabwe and Africa's most iconic musicians, Oliver Mtukudzi, died on Wednesday in the capital, Harare, at age 66, a fellow musician confirmed. Albert Nyathi, a veteran Zimbabwean musician and poet who performed with Mtukudzi, was with several other mourners at the...
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August 22, 2018 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Complex and inflexible U.K. visa rules are deterring international artists from coming to Britain and robbing U.K. audiences of the chance to see global talent, leaders of several major arts festivals said Wednesday. This summer the WOMAD world music festival and the Edinburgh...
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