When Slave to Love: The Best of the Ballads was released in 2000, there hadn't been a true Roxy Music compilation in print for years. Street Life and More Than This were both grab bags of Roxy Music singles and material from Bryan Ferry's solo career. While it's logical to assume that fans of one artist would certainly be interested in the other, the approach never made for a unified compilation – Roxy Music's sound shifted quite a bit over the years, and their earlier, edgier singles never sat well next to the smooth balladeering of Ferry's companion career.
Launched ten years ago by the saxo player Pierre Bertrand and the trumpeteer Nicolas Folmer, the Paris Jazz Big Band is extremely famous on the French Jazz scene with many awards like the Victoires du Jazz and Django d’Or. It has been mostly recognized for its creative repertoire and the orchestra has performed with prestigious singers like Diana Krall; Johnny Griffin, Richard Galliano or Michel Legrand. The aim of this new repertoire « Source(s) » was to follow the tracks of culture an d music from Africa, South Mediterranea and Latin America.
Series pairing dogs from rescue centres around the UK with six people with disabilities. Aided by two of the country's top dog trainers, the aim is to transform the canine companions into disability helper dogs in 12 weeks.
Index, founded by guitarist Jones Júnior (ex-Quaterna Réquiem), blends Classic Symphonic Prog with some south american music influences and nice accoustic passages. Vintage keyboards bring a classic prog feel to the music. Their debut album is purely instrumental, blending different styles of '70 prog like Camel and ELP.
Album released in Spain compilation of 10 greatest hits of the Argentine folkloric group 'Los Chalchaleros' (Salta, 1948-2002), one of the most important its style outside and inside their country. The four founders were Juan Carlos Saravia, Aldo Saravia ('Chivo'), Carlos Franco Sosa ('Pelusa') and Victor Zambrano ('Cocho'). Los Chalchaleros were changing its members over the years, both because of the unfortunate demise of some and the withdrawal of others. In total the group went up to 10 members. TLos Chalchaleros have brilliantly walked worldwide best folk music of Argentina, in which especially the zamba, with chacarera, milonga, chamamé, valsesito, cueca, gato, etc.. always had a particular and shiny interpretation, only ended in 2002 after a career of more than half a century, during which they released more than fifty albums not counting compilations and anthologies.