Mig Music News

Manfred Schoof – The “great romanticist” of the German jazz avant-garde releases a live 3-CD boxset


Without any doubt, the trumpeter Manfred Schoof belongs to the first generation of jazz musicians in Germany, who very early developed a very own European signature in this form of music and thus no longer simply emulated American models. The rich fund of church scales was just as essential for him as influences from the so-called New Music. Schoof had already been active (more…)

Kate & Anna McGarrigle – musical legacy to Kate


In 2010, aged 63, Kate McGarrigle sadly died of sarcoma, a rare form of cancer.
On Monday, April 22, 2005, Kate and Anna McGarrigle performed at Radio Bremen’s broadcast hall. Anna remembers:
“Our second French record “La vache qui pleure” had just been released in Europe and we were touring in support of it. At that time, the core group consisted of Kate (more…)

Nash Albert: Duet with Musia Totibadze


Two who searched and found each other:
Nash Albert and Georgian singer, actress and model Musia Totibadze (75k followers on Instagram) harmonize wonderfully with their voices on the acoustic duet – version of the track “Marabella” from Nash’s current album “Yet”:
Musia comes from a family of artists, she is the niece of the famous Georgian painter and illustrator Gogi Totibadze, his brother (more…)

SHOW OF HANDS will release two concerts on M.i.G.


Show Of Hands are at the forefront of the UK folk/roots scene by virtue of hard work, consistent touring and memorable songwriting. That their popularity reaches far beyond their native shores is hardly surprising for this is an act that tries its utmost to make every single gig a truly special event lingering long in the memory of those attending. The story of (more…)

Historical recordings from the German Acoustic Scene


With the re-release of the albums “Acoustic Guitar Scene & Acoustic Guitar Festival” (orignally released 1975 and 1979) on CD and digital, M.i.G. makes a deep reach into the history of the popular acoustic guitar scene especially in Germany. As Manolo Lohnes, Germany’s best-known flamenco guitarist of the 1970s and 1980s, says in the album booklet of the original vinyl-release:
“”Acoustic Guitar Festival” (more…)

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