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January 31, 2019 — 

And If You Will Come to Me reflects the next phase in a personal journey that began nearly three years ago when he put his 14-piece supergroup The Idan Raichel Project on hiatus and began performing more intimate solo and small ensemble concerts. 

Along with guest musicians from Japan, Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Cuba and India, And If You Will Come to Me features duets with African guitar wizard Bombino, Cuban GRAMMY nominee Danay Suarez, Israeli stars Berry Sakharof and Zehava Ben, and a special new studio track with the reunited Idan Raichel Project. 



February 18          Berlin, DE Kesselhaus
March 1 Milan, IT Blue Note
March 2 Venice, IT Centro Culturale Candiani
March 3 Amsterdam, NL              Melkweg
March 4 Zurich, CH MOODS
March 6 & 7 Paris, FR New Morning
March 9 Vienna, AT Porgy & Bess
March 16 Washington DC City Winery
March 17 New York, NY City Winery
March 19 Boston, MA City Winery
March 21 Atlanta, GA City Winery
March 23 Chicago, IL City Winery
March 24 Irvine, CA Merage JCC

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October 08, 2018 — 

Idan Raichel has been enjoying one of the most successful years of his career, after releasing a string of hit singles and performing dozens of sold out shows. Idan’s latest creation, the song “At Lo Nish'eret Levad (You Are Not Left On Your Own),” will surely continue his winning streak. Idan wrote the song, and filmed the accompanying music video, during travels to Italy, Angola, Germany, Colombia, Austria, Argentina and Ethiopia.

The lyrics reflect the wide range of emotions felt by someone who is traveling far from home, away from family, friends and loved ones. “When it suddenly clouds over / I immediately think of you / I am worried you might be cold now / How to get there quickly / And warm all of you / And kiss you in a way / That you will always feel / You are not left on your own.”

The song and the other singles Idan has released this year, will be included on his upcoming full-length album, which is set for release on February 1st, 2019.


Order the new song at store.cumbancha.com.


Watch the music video.

September 28, 2018 — 

Sarazino’s third album on Cumbancha, Mama Funny Day, blends elements of Latin reggae, African hip-hop and pan-global pop to create a universally appealing sound. Originally from Algeria, raised in Burkina Faso, Burundi, Spain, Switzerland and Montreal, and based for many years now in Ecuador, Sarazino is a quintessential globetrotter in his life and music.

He’s also a consummate cross-cultural collaborator, and Mama Funny Day features guest appearances by Liliana Saumet of Colombian supergroup Bomba Estereo, reggae legend Toots Hibbert of Toots & The Maytals fame, South African singer Zolani Mahola of Freshlyground (best known for their collaboration with Shakira on the official 2010 World Cup theme song “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”), rising Argentinian star Sol Pereyra and many others.
Watch the epic music video for "Is There A Place” here.


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September 20, 2018 — 

Haitian band Lakou Mizik has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise financial support for its ambitious new album, HaitiaNola, which explores the deep connections between Haiti and New Orleans. The album is being recorded in New Orleans, Haiti and Montreal and features guest appearances by many well-known New Orleans musicians, including pianist Jon Cleary, the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cajun stars the Lost Bayou Ramblers, Haitian-American singer songwriter Leyla McCalla (formerly of Carolina Chocolate Drops), guitar maestro Raja Kassis (Antibalas), brass band The Soul Rebels and other surprises.


Learn more and show your support at https://igg.me/at/lakoumizik.

September 07, 2018 — 

The new single “And If You Will Come to Me” brings together the soaring compositional artistry of Idan Raichel - one of the biggest stars in the history of Israeli popular music and a major figure on the world stage - with the free flowing, improvisational guitar stylings of Billboard chart- topping American world fusion guitarist and composer Lawson Rollins.

The song is presented in two forms in this single release: a thrillingly fast-paced version that takes its influence from modern electronic music, and a traditional acoustic ensemble arrangement featuring Lawson on Spanish guitar accompanied by Grammy-winning violinist Mads Tolling, bassist Dan Feiszli (Julio Iglesias) and percussionist Davo Bryant (Ottmar Liebert, Baba Olatunji).


Order the new song at store.cumbancha.com

August 27, 2018 — 

Sarazino is the alter ego of singer, songwriter and producer Lamine Fellah. Born in Algeria and now living in Ecuador, Sarazino’s music blends elements of Latin reggae, African hip-hop and pan-global pop to create an appealing, catchy sound.
Zolani Mahola is the lead singer for South African supergroup Freshlyground, best known for their collaboration with Shakira on the official 2010 World Cup theme song “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa).”
The song and video were produced in Quito, Ecuador and Cape Town, South Africa. Order the new song at store.cumbancha.com.


Cumbancha will be releasing Sarazino's album Mama Funny Day on September 28, 2018. Pre-order the album here. Watch the epic music video and find the full lyrics for "Is There A Place” here.

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August 20, 2018 — 

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August 06, 2018 — 

Two of the biggest stars in the history of Israeli popular music join forces for the first time on the new single “Lama Ze Magi’a Lanu (Why Do We Deserve It).”


Idan Raichel is a global music superstar who has collaborated with with American pop stars India.Arie, Dave Matthews and Alicia Keys, not to mention a wide range of artists who are household names in their native countries.


Berry Sakharof is known as “The Prince of Israeli Rock” and has been one of his country’s biggest stars for over 40 years.


Together, these two musical titans have created a solid blend of pop and world music that will surely become a major international hit.


Order the new song at store.cumbancha.com



In response to popular demand from his fans, Idan Raichel has recorded an acoustic solo piano version of his hit song "And If You Will Come to Me."


Since the original version was released in February, Idan has been contacted many times by couple asking permission to use the song in their wedding ceremonies. In honor of these requests, Idan decided to record this new, intimate version.


Order the new song at store.cumbancha.com


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