In the Mind of a Musical Explorer


Step into the world of Fernando Perez, the wandering soul who embraces every musical tradition. His playlist invites you to traverse Malian blues, Indian ragas, Turkish melodies, Brazilian samba, and beyond, embodying his insatiable thirst for world music

“kulanjan” by taj mahal & toumani diabate: a transcontinental collaboration

Let the rhythmic synergy of “Kulanjan” by Taj Mahal & Toumani Diabate sweep you away on a transcontinental journey. The fusion of West African kora and American blues will transport you to an ethereal realm where cultures intertwine. Taj Mahal’s soulful vocals harmonize with Toumani Diabate’s entrancing kora, evoking a sense of unity that transcends borders. As the melodies weave together, you’ll find yourself embracing the beauty of global musical connections.

“samba pro rafa” by yamandu costa: a fiery brazilian rhapsody

Feel the pulsating energy of Brazil come alive with “Samba Pro Rafa” by Yamandu Costa. The fiery rhythms of samba will ignite your spirit, as Yamandu’s virtuosic guitar playing takes center stage. The infectious beats will have you swaying to the music, embodying the vivacious essence of Brazilian culture. “Samba Pro Rafa” is an invitation to explore the diverse melodies of Brazil, a nation celebrated for its musical brilliance.

“mugur mugurel” by taraf de haidouks: a romani melodic extravaganza

Step into the enchanting world of the Romani people with “Mugur Mugurel” by Taraf de Haidouks. The spirited folk melody exudes the raw passion and untamed spirit of Romani music. As the traditional instruments unite in perfect harmony, you’ll be transported to a lively village celebration where music and dance entwine. The captivating melodies of Taraf de Haidouks’ performance will leave you yearning for more from the vibrant Romani musical tradition.

“dhun in mishra bhairavi” by debasmita bhattacharya: an indian classical reverie

Indulge your senses in the soul-soothing serenity of “Dhun in Mishra Bhairavi” by Debasmita Bhattacharya. The sublime sitar melodies will transport you to the spiritual realm of Indian classical music. Debasmita’s virtuosity will mesmerize you, as her fingers dance effortlessly on the strings, creating an intricate tapestry of ragas. This meditative experience offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Indian classical music, where each note tells a profound story of devotion and harmony.


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Authentic microtonal Turkish makams on a standard 6-string guitar.