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Gregor Huebner: Los Soñadores

Gregor Huebner: Los Soñadores

To listen to the voice of The Dreamers struggling against a manic administration in the 2019 White House is not too much to ask...
Rafael Zaldivar - Consecration

Rafael Zaldivar: Consecration

This album from the Quebec-based Rafael Zaldivar entitled Consecration is completely sonically apposite to almost anything Afro-Cuban you might be used to listening to....
Various Artists: The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions

Various Artists: The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions

There is much anecdotal evidence – some of it apocryphal – that the Cubans brought a diabolical complexity to Jazz when the musicians among...

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Ray Barretto: Standards Rican-ditioned

This album Standards Rican-ditioned by Ray Barretto has a very special – albeit tragic – place in the history and in the everlasting...
Felipe Salles - The Lullaby Project

Felipe Salles: The Lullaby Project

When you are so perfectly attuned to your ancestry and your culture as Felipe Salles is then you are halfway to producing the most...
Gastón Joya: Mama Ina

Gastón Joya: Mama Ina

A fierce energy leaps out of the opening notes of Mama Ina, the exquisitely-crafted debut album by the prodigiously-gifted bassist Gastón Joya. It is...

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Chucho Valdés - Artist Profile

Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Pianist Chucho Valdés – six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­– has been named 2019 Jazz Master in Residence at...
Josean Jacobo

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Release New Album: “Cimarrón”

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Integrate Afro-Descendant Folkloric Idioms on New Jazz Album, Cimarrón Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean...
2019 International Jazz Day

Worldwide Celebration of International Jazz Day 2019, 30 April

Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia Will Feature Over 30 World-Renowned Artists Including Herbie Hancock, James Morrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling Paris and Washington, D.C....

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Machito & The Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80

Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces complete schedule, artistic personnel and activities for Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80...
Dave Valentin Tribute

Tribute to Dave Valentin & Debut of Bill O’Connell’s Afro-Caribbean Ensemble

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture Presents A Tribute to Dave Valentin & the Debut of Bill O’Connell’s (A.C.E.) Afro-Caribbean Ensemble (Bronx, NY) –...
Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval in Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Ten-time Grammy Award winner and trumpet master Arturo Sandoval makes his return to Markham! A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval...

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Kiki Sanchez: Praise and Worship con Tumbao

The extraordinary Peruvian producer, composer, arranger, educator and pianist Luis Enrique “Kiki” Sanchez can capture the hearts of many through his skillful rhythmic pianism,...
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Que Vola? video series episode 1: Ramón, percussionist, son of Changó

Ramón Tamayo Martinez, barely thirty years old has been around sacred drums for as long as he remembers. Son of Changó, god of lightning...
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Orquesta Akokán – Un Tabaco para Elegua

From the self-titled debut album Orquesta Akokán, out now on Daptone Records. Recorded in Havana, Daptone Records taps into the soul of Cuba with...

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Gastón Joya

Artist Profile: Gastón Joya

Born in Guanabacoa, Havana City, Ángel Gastón Joya Perellada comes from an artists’ family. He started playing...
Yaíma Sáez

Artist Profile: Yaíma Sáez

Yaima Sáez Bejarano, is an outstanding singer of Cuban music originally from the Cuban province of Camagüey. University Graduate in Physical Culture, comes to...
Carlos Henriquez

Artist Profile: Carlos Henriquez

Carlos Henriquez was born in 1979 in the Bronx, New York. He studied music at a young age, played guitar through junior high school and...

CONCERT REVIEWS

Diego Figueiredo & Chuchito Valdés

Diego Figueiredo meets “Chuchito” Valdés at Flato Markham Theatre

Brazil meets Cuba, a time for Markham and GTA residents to come in from the cold for what was promised to be some hot...
Hilario Durán at Koerner Hall

Hilario Durán Latin Jazz Big Band at Koerner Hall (Concert Review)

On the evening of Saturday, February 9, 2019, Cuban-Canadian piano master Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band returned to Koerner Hall in...
Paquito D’Rivera | Harlem Quartet: Music in the Rarefied Realm

Paquito D’Rivera | Harlem Quartet: Music in the Rarefied Realm

The triumphant journey through music by the inimitable Paquito D’Rivera brought him to Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto on...

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