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Ark Ovrutski: Journey Moments

Ark Ovrutski: Journey Moments

Although by its suggestion of relative fragmentation the structural plan of Journey Moments by the contrabassist Ark Ovrutski follows a familiar enough trajectory encompassing...
Sergio Pereira - Nu Brasil

Sergio Pereira: Nu Brasil

For the carioca, Sergio Pereira, playing on the Portuguese word “Nu” as the title of his album Nu Brasil and then following it up...
Harold López-Nussa - Un Día Cualquiera

Harold López-Nussa: Un Día Cualquiera

Harold López-Nussa is a dynasty not only in Cuba, and ever since Ninety Miles (Concord, 2011), a recording that was facilitated by vibraphonist Stefon...
Charlie Sepúlveda and The Turnaround: Songs For Nat

Charlie Sepúlveda and The Turnaround: Songs For Nat

Forget other tributes to Nat Adderley. It’s not that this one by Charlie Sepúlveda and The Turnaround is just better, but it is that...
Maria Cangiano - Renaceré

Maria Cangiano: Renaceré (Piazzolla X Cangiano)

It has been some time since we have heard from Maria Cangiano. But the sultry-voiced Argentinean contralto has returned with a new recording of...
Dongfeng Liu: China Caribe

Dongfeng Liu: China Caribe

We are very familiar with the slew of prodigiously gifted Chinese pianists (and other instrumentalists) who have become renowned all over the world for...

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Carlos Averhoff Jr.: iQba - Jazz Meets Cuban Timba

Carlos Averhoff Jr: iQba – Jazz Meets Cuban Timba

Carlos Averhoff Jr. has lineage. The son of the incomparable Carlos Averhoff Sr. better known as “Carlos Averhoff Sax”, Mr Averhoff Jr. is also...
Hendrik Meurkens & Bill Cunliffe - Cabin In The Sky

Hendrik Meurkens | Bill Cunliffe: Cabin in the Sky

The most striking aspect of the music of Hendrik Meurkens has always been the refined elegance of its melodies. This has always been carried...
Itai Kriss and Telavana

Itai Kriss and Telavana: Telavana

Itai Kriss together with Hadar Noiberg is one of New York’s worst-kept secrets. Both flutists wear their Middle Eastern heritage just as well as...
Bobby Ramirez - Yo Soy Ritmo! Danzón

Bobby Ramirez: Yo Soy Ritmo! Danzón – Homenaje a Miguel Faílde

The celebrated Spanish composer Manuel de Falla posited that “in popular song the spirit is more important than the letter”, but sometimes –especially in...
Duende Libre - Drift

Duende Libre: Drift

All but two of the songs heard on Drift have been composed by Alex Chadsey. They are attractive, alluring miniatures, often written in a...
Sebastian Schunke | Diego Pinera: Elusive Beauty

Sebastian Schunke | Diego Pinera: Elusive Beauty

The album Elusive Beauty by Sebastian Schunke and Diego Pinera – together with reedsmeister Benjamin Weidekamp, violist Yodfat Miron and cellist Boram Lie –...

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis - Una Noche con Rubén Blades

Blue Engine Records announces “Una Noche con Rubén Blades”

Blue Engine Records announces the release of Una Noche con Rubén Blades from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Rubén Blades....
Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares

Omar Sosa & Yilian Cañizares To Release New Album: “Aguas”

Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist-vocalist Yilian Cañizares have come together to create Aguas, a beautiful and very personal album. Featuring their compatriot, percussionist Inor...

Koerner Hall’s 10th Anniversary Concert Season Opening Festival

Three free concerts open the festival during Culture Days, including the popular Koerner Hall Free for All. American soprano Kathleen Battle makes her Koerner...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Poncho Sanchez at Tucson Jazz Fest 2019

Poncho Sánchez to Headline Tucson Downtown Jazz Fest 2019

TUCSON, AZ, August 16, 2018 - The line-up for the 5th annual Tucson Jazz Festival, scheduled for Jan. 11-21, 2019, continues to take shape...
Banda Magda

Toronto Jazz Fest 2018 – Five Free Concerts You Shouldn’t Miss

Macy Gray At the start of 2009 and ten years into her career, Macy Gray found herself a free agent and on the verge of...
Snarky Puppy

Toronto Jazz Fest 2018 – Five Paid Concerts You Shouldn’t Miss

Seal featuring music from his new cd "Standards" Much like the legends who originally popularized them, Seal sounds right at home singing the classics that...

ARTIST PROFILES

Harold López-Nussa

Artist Profile: Harold López-Nussa

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a...
Yilian Cañizares

Artist Profile: Yilian Cañizares

Before she picks up her violin and walks onstage, Yilian Cañizares pays homage to her ancestors. Candles are lit. Prayers are said, and offerings...
Alex Conde

Artist Profile: Alex Conde

Alex Conde is a vibrant, Flamenco and Jazz pianist, improviser, composer and music educator living in New York City. A Spaniard, Alex is a...

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