Putumayo Showcases Female Songwriters

Various Artists – Putumayo Presents… Acoustic Women (Putumayo World Music, 2019)

This international music compilation provides a sampling of music made by female artists from various countries. The styles vary considerably.

The Acoustic Women highlights include the opening track by Brazil’s Fernanda Cunha, an irresistible samba titled “Amanheceu”; the soulful flamenco jazz “La Falsa Moneda” by Afro-Spanish singer Buika; the warm feel of “Samba Le” by Martinique’s female trio Elle & Elles; the beautifully-crafted “Todo me lleva a ti” by the charming Colombian artist Mónica Giraldo;  and the Celtic flavored “Angel” by Bendith (Wales).

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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