Madrid, Spain – Xoxé Manuel Budiño, a multi-instrumentalist and one of the major exponents of Galician music at present will become the Celtic Music ambassador at the Etnosur 2004 Festival. He will be closing each night on the 16th, 17th and 18th July with the music taken from his new release, Zume de Terra (Boa 2004). The world music festival will be taking place in Alcalá la Real (Jaén), in southern Spain, where it has been held every year since 1997. Apart from Budiño, Etnosur will be presenting other international artists, such as Caravasar, Richard Bona, Sidi Goma, Jorge Pardo, and Tino di Geraldo. For more information on Etnosur: log onto http://www.etnosur.com.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.