AXS: Best New World Releases

AXS: Best New World Releases

“She ... can play badass guitar in a variety of styles. All of this and more comes delightfully pouring out on ‘La Lucha’ through cuts like the slightly-dubby reggae/pop of ‘BangBang,’ the sublime samba of ‘El Viento’ and the prog-tinged ‘Nunca Volveré.’ ... ‘La Lucha’ will appeal to fans of world music and hipsters alike.”

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Le Magazine au Féminin de VOA Afrique: Eljuri

Le Magazine au Féminin de VOA Afrique: Eljuri

Prodige de la guitare électrique et acoustique, surnommée Carlita en référence à Carlos Santana, Eljuri est une personnalité engagée dans la lutte pour l’égalité des genres et la promotion de l’autonomisation des femmes, entre autres causes des droits humains. 

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VENTS MAGAZINE: Eljuri at the Gibson Guitar Showroom

VENTS MAGAZINE: Eljuri at the Gibson Guitar Showroom

It wasn’t just the guitar riffs – although they were incendiary, and it wasn’t just her singing – although she growled and soared and dug into our ears and our brains with best the best of them, it was her presence – the there that Eljuri is: exuberant, exciting, explosive and a woman who knows herself, where she is going and how very, very good she is.

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NPR Community Idea Stations: A Bevy of Sound

NPR Community Idea Stations: A Bevy of Sound

 

Welcome one and all to the fabulous spectacle that is this week’s World Music Show (10/22)... We’ll explore a bevy of Latin styles, including Ecuadorian Rock, pumped-up salsa tunes known as Canibalismo and a Brazilian/French hybrid that’ll be easy on the ears. 

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NPR ALT.LATINO: Love For The Lead Guitar: Guest DJ Eljuri

NPR ALT.LATINO: Love For The Lead Guitar: Guest DJ Eljuri

Cecilia Villar Eljuri is a triple threat: She's an accomplished songwriter, a great vocalist and one hell of a guitar player. Her work in all three areas is on full display on her new album, 'La Lucha'.

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