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Riverboat Records

Alevanta!

Benjamín Escoriza

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Alevanta! is the debut solo album of Granada-born vocalist and lyricist Benjamin Escoriza whose raw and distinctive voice led the ground breaking Spanish band Radio Tarifa to worldwide acclaim. Known for his blend of traditional North African music with flamenco, Latin rhythms and a pop sensibility, on this release Escoriza develops this powerful Latin-Arabian sound, exploring more acoustic and flamenco directions while continuing to delve into Spain's Moorish roots.

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Alevanta! is the debut solo album of Granada-born vocalist and lyricist Benjamin Escoriza whose raw and distinctive voice led the ground breaking Spanish band Radio Tarifa to worldwide acclaim. Known for his blend of traditional North African music with flamenco, Latin rhythms and a pop sensibility, on this release Escoriza develops this powerful Latin-Arabian sound, exploring more acoustic and flamenco directions while continuing to delve into Spain's Moorish roots.
**** (four stars) '[a] stew of medieval, Moorish and flamenco influences' The Independent On Sunday
http://www.worldmusic.net/wmn/news/item/escoriza