Ojos de Brujo
Techarí (Diquela/Six Degrees, 2006)
The latest recording by Ojos de Brujo, one of the hottest world music bands, provides more of their cutting edge sound. The Spanish band has found a successful formula that is attracting worldwide attention. The group combines flamenco beats with Catalan rumba, turntablism, hip hop and sounds from many other nations thanks to the participation of numerous high profile guests.
Ojos de Brujo has brought together musicians from various generations. Veteran musicians are joined by new blood, creating an explosive mix.
Special guests featured in the recording include Faada Freddy from Senegalese hip hop collective Daara J, Asian Dub Foundation’s Prithpal Rajput, and Nitin Sawhney. Cuban pianist Roberto Carcassés also makes an appearance alongside respected flamenco guitarist Pepe Habichuela, and Cuban tres/flamenco guitar player Raúl Rodríguez from Son de la Frontera.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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