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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

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New Charanga Time Animation

New Charanga Time animation from El Iyawo Studios in Leeds – celebrating 20 years of Charanga del Norte – anniversary events are planned for 2018 Charanga Time Animation

Leeds Arts Research Centre

The Leeds Arts Research Centre (LARC) brings together creative practitioners and academics across Leeds Beckett University whose research interests lie in the arts, whether that is music, film, fine art, design or performing arts.

LARC draws on staff from the School of Art, Architecture and Design and from the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts. It brings together cultural historians and theorists with arts practitioners at the cutting edge of practice as research. Providing a forum for debate, it is also a window on the exciting and innovate creative work going on across the two Schools. Here staff collaborate on new projects, showcase their research and build together the research culture

Preview of Charanga del Norte’s EP Launch

A Leeds Beckett University music academic, and professional flautist, will launch her band’s new EP this month, which was recorded and mastered by colleagues at the University.

Aracataca Radio showcase Charanga Time

Aracataca’s John Child and Tomek spin new salsa from Edgard Nevárez y La Trópica ft. Carlitos Ramírez, Choco Orta, Pete Perignon, Arturo Ortiz & 7 Con Calle, Steven Brezet and Manny Martínez y La Rebeldía; Latin jazz from Eddie Palmieri with Alfredo de la Fé; new charanga from Charanga del Norte; and a Latin jazz big band track from the Echo Park Project.

Charanga Time – new EP by Charanga del Norte

Charanga Time!
The new EP from Sue Miller and her Charanga del Norte
www.charangadelnorte.co.uk

New Charanga del Norte Recording ‘Atilana’

New Charanga del Norte recording with prize winning design by Rianne van Male, a graphic design student from Anglia Ruskin University.

International Conference on Analysing Popular Music

I’m presenting a paper on clave feel in Latin improvisation at this conference.The conference will take place 2-4 July, 2013 and will include three distinguished keynote speakers:

Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)
Walter Everett (University of Michigan)
Allan Moore (University of Surrey).

My Postgraduate Jazz Recital LCM in 1994 (piano): Hackensack by Thelonius Monk

My tribute to Thelonius Monk at LCM in 1994

New Review of CD Look Back in Charanga

This is someone who knows her stuff and loves nothing more than a good descarga (jam session). She feels Cuban music in her blood, and the band behind her does some sterling work. That she’s the star is beyond doubt, and her freewheeling, spiralling improvisations are joyful to hear. Bonus points for coming from Leeds and the delightful wordplay in the title, but the meat is in the performance, which is as tasty as they come – within Cuba or outside.

New Review of Look Back in Charanga in Rock n Reel

New review of my new album Look Back in Charanga in Rock n Reel Magazine – Charanga del Norte ‘wonderful as a live act and just as impressive on disc’ and ‘hot, very authentic-sounding music’