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Ondatropica live at the Hackney Empire

Colombian band Ondatropica, live at the Hackney Empire in London, on Colombian Independence Day (20 July 2012) Vocalist Markkitos Micolta Vocalists Markkitos Micolta and Nidia Gongora Nidia Gongora Legendary sax player Michi Sarmiento The crowd goes wild for Ondatropica. Part of the Barbican’s Summer Music 2012 series. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Pazin and TradInEtno

The small town of Pazin in central Istria, Croatia, is probably best known for its castle (kastel) and steep gorge with a sinkhole at the bottom (Pazinska jama, the ‘Pazin Abyss’) – both of which which feature in Jules Verne’s novel Mathias Sandorf, published in 1885. Though ‘best known’ is something of a relative description: …

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Andrew Bird live at the Barbican

A couple of shots of the amazing Mr Andrew Bird live at the Barbican, London, last night. Yesterday also marked the release of his new album, Break it Yourself, which I’ve been listening to for a large part of today. Very, very good. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Toumani Diabate live at the Union Chapel (2)

Another shot of the amazing Toumani Diabate live at the Union Chapel, Islington last night. D700 + 70-200/2.8, f/2.8 @ ISO 2000 Photo © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.