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In this short video Portuguese singer Carmen Souza speaks about her third album “Protegid” (which she recorded with Theo Pas’cal), her Cape Verdean roots, the “Rabelados” (Creole for ‘rebels’, or, ‘non-violent rebels of the Cape Verde Island’, as they are known these days) and jazz pianist Horace Silver (himself born to a Cape Verdean father).

Here’s a great live recording of her playing “Song for my father”:


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We like our jazz.–Tom Devriendt

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