Filipino musicians pay tribute to BB King (VIDEO)
Malay Mail Online
But you won't find this bar in Memphis, Chicago or New York.... this Roadhouse is in Manila Bay, Philippines. For musicians here, King's music is so much more than the typical 12-bar blues. “[It's] not just his vibrato and his string solo. Unlike with ...
Filipino-Americans Spin Pop Music Into International Fame
For Filipino-American communities putting down roots in California, pop hits from bands like these became a kind of soundtrack. They were remixed and played at weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, debuts or coming-of-age parties. The demand for music at ...
The forgotten story of a Filipino swing musician in 1930s India
In 1922, a report in the New York Times noted that Filipino orchestras “are the interpreters of jazz on the Pacific Ocean liners.” Echoing the description found in the Goan community history, the Times writer said, “Where music is concerned, the ...
Filipino community in Jersey City celebrates springtime holiday of Santacruzan
Along with the parade of the Mother Mary's, the festival - which is hosted annually by the Filipino Jersey City organization Catholic Action of Mary (CAM) - had much more to offer. There was live music, vendors selling traditional Filipino cuisine and ...
How The Bay Area's Filipino Mobile DJ Scene Turned High Schoolers into ...
It's both a revealing glimpse into a music scene that fell below the media and mainstream radars and a fascinating ethnographic study of the Filipino immigrants to set the foundation for it. He explains how deep the Filipino community grew in the Bay ...
Another sold-out 'Filipino Night' at San Francisco Giants baseball
The pre-game showcase at O'Doule Plaza featured a Filipino mural by the Pilipino Street Art Project, a new Filipino-music mix by DJ Anthony and amazing hip-hop dance moves by Tic Tac Tix. The opening ceremonies began with a presentation by American ...
Filipino student wins prestigious Turkish Olympiad song contest
Olgaç also spoke about the event in an interview with the Cihan news agency, saying the children attending the festival are spreading peace, love and friendship around the world via the language of music. He added that he was honored to attend the ...
Manila Standard Today
OPM pushes for Cayabyab to be National Artist
Manila Standard Today
The OPM head credits Cayabyab as the man behind the annual Elements Music Camp in Dumaguete and the Philippine Popular Music Festival, a nationwide songwriting competition for amateurs and professionals, which is now on its fourth year. PhilPop ...
Larawan: from stage to screen
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Based on National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin's three-act English play A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino, the musical, now in Tagalog, was created in 1997 by National Artist for Theater Rolando Tinio (librettist), Ryan Cayabyab (musical ...
4 Filipino 'Asia's Got Talent' acts bring pride to Philippines
(CNN Philippines) — Filipino talent was abundant in the grand finals of TV talent show Asia's Got Talent as four out of the nine acts were from the Philippines. El Gamma ... The talented 10-year-old songstress has always been interested in music. She ...