Confronting Colonialism: Sara Serpa Explores a Dark Chapter in Portuguese History


Portuguese vocalist Sara Serpa’s stunning new album, Recognition: Music for a Silent Film (Biophilia Records), was sparked by an invitation. “John Zorn asked me if I wanted to do something combining music and film at the Drawing Center,” Serpa says of the idiosyncratic saxophonist and composer, who was curating a program at the New York

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