13 February 2012

East Meets West

I would have thought putting a blues artist and a traditional perisan singer together would not have worked but how wrong could I be! Mighty Sam McLain and Mahsa Vahdat collaborated on an album Scent of Reunion: Love Duets Across Civilisations and the result is a truly superb album. Buy it, hear it *but perhaps not staeal it), you will not be sorry!


SnoopyTheGoon said...

Beautiful indeed. But I am not surprised, such "mergers" frequently bring out the best results. Not sure whether you are aware of another experiment named Shlomo Bar, mixing Arab (Moroccan) and Western music with sometimes great results. Here is a sampler:


jams o donnell said...

It's a new one for me. I like very much though mon ami. I will have to investigate further