Jam Nation

Jam Nation was the product of one of the famous Real World recording weeks of the 1990's. These recording weeks were spontaneous gatherings… more »

Jean-Philippe Rykiel

France
Born blind in 1961, Jean-Philippe Rykiel taught himself the piano from a very early age. If he recognizes the influence of Thelonious Monk… more »

Jocelyn Pook

Jocelyn Pook is one of the UK's most versatile composers, having written extensively for stage, screen, opera house and concert hall. She… more »

Johnny Kalsi

India, United Kingdom
Charismatic leader of the celebrated troupe of bhangra drummers, The Dhol Foundation, Johnny Kalsi is also a member of The Afro Celt Sound… more »

Joi

United Kingdom
Let the rejoicing begin: Joi are back. Not that these mystical maestros, these Eastern-leaning experimentalists, have been away, mind you.… more »

Joji Hirota

Japan
Percussionist, composer, singer, flautist - Joji Hirota joyously eludes definition. Trained as a classical musician in Japan, he has now… more »

Joseph Arthur

United States
Growing up in the '70s and '80s in Akron, Ohio, Joseph Arthur's musical life started off like many others, with mandatory piano lessons.… more »

JuJu

Gambia, United Kingdom
JuJu has been created by Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara. The band formed out of many months of intensive touring in support of their… more »

Juldeh Camara

Gambia
Born in 1966 in Basse, West Africa, Juldeh Camara is a Gambian griot and master musician. /artist_images/tell-no-lies/juldeh_02.jpg His… more »

Justin Adams

United Kingdom
Justin Adams is one of today's most creative and interesting guitarists and composers. He has an unmatched knowledge of both blues and… more »

Justin Vali Trio

Madagascar
Hailing from Madagascar, The Justin Vali Trio is Justin Rakotondrasoa, Doudou (Romeo Tovoarimino) who plays the acoustic guitar and… more »

K. Sridhar and K. Shivakumar

India
Initiated into the Carnatic tradition from early childhood, Sridhar and his brother, Shivakumar, are descendants of twelve generations of… more »

Lama Gyurme

Tibet
LAMA GYURME & JEAN-PHILIPPE RYKIEL 'RAIN OF BLESSINGS: VAJRA CHANTS' (CDRW85) Lama Gyurme had his name bestowed on him by a Holy man. Not… more »

Little Axe

United States
Who has released records on all these labels: the legendary r'n'b label OKeh, the nu-blues stronghold Fat Possum, the key rap originators… more »

Los de Abajo

Mexico
This, surely, is one of the more glorious moments in the history of clashes between global music styles. There's a stirring,… more »

Mamer

China (Peoples Republic)
Eagles soar in the slipstreams of Xinjiang province, a windblown place way out in western China. A place where forests of stone jut from… more »

Mara!

Australia
Sydney based choir Martenitsa was formed by Mara Kiek in late 1990 with the assistance of the Australia Council's Performing Arts Board.… more »

Mari Boine

Norway
The Sami people, divided by the borders of Finland, Norway, Sweden and the Russia are from a region so far north that it is often missing… more »

Martin Carthy

United Kingdom
For many of the folk community, Martin is the godfather. One of the trailblazers of the 1960s folk revival, he influenced everyone,… more »

Martyn Bennett

Scotland
There have been few more thrilling sounds in the last decade than Martyn Bennett flattening the usual barriers of time, culture and genre… more »

Maryam Mursal

Somalia
The story of Maryam Mursal is both tragic and inspiring, the tale of a strong and determined woman whose music reflects her life, a… more »

Michael Brook

United States
Over the past twenty-five years, Michael Brook has forged his own path, fueled in equal parts by scientific curiosity, the thrill of… more »

Misty in Roots

Jamaica, United Kingdom
MISTY IN ROOTS 'ROOTS CONTROLLER' REJOICE! The return of Misty In Roots to the recording studio with 'Roots Controller' marks twelve… more »

Musicians of the National Dance Company of Cambodia

During their dreadful mission to change Cambodia back into a peasant society the Khmer Rouge almost wiped out a thousand years of their… more »

Musicians of the Nile

Egypt
Originating from the furthest reaches of Upper-Egypt, The Musicians of the Nile have criss-crossed Europe over the last 20 years. Like the… more »