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Eddie Palmieri - Mi Luz Mayor

Eddie Palmieri: Mi Luz Mayor

The spiritual nature of Mi Luz Mayor, with its metaphor of "The Light" is a magnificent big band recording by Eddie Palmieri and may...
Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider: Dreamers

Magos Herrera & Brooklyn Rider: Dreamers

You can now declare Magos Herrera to be one of the greatest contemporary interpreters of song. Her consummate and sultry contralto is pitch-perfect and...
JALC with Wynton Marsalis - Una Noche con Rubén

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis: Una Noche con Rubén Blades

The prospect of Rubén Blades performing with the mighty Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra during the 2014-15 concert season must surely have had music...
Miguel Zenón: Yo Soy la Tradición

Miguel Zenón: Yo Soy la Tradición

It takes but a few bars of “Rosario”, the first chart of Yo Soy la Tradición, by composer and alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón to...
Carlos Franzetti and Allison Brewster Franzetti: Buenos Aires Noir

Carlos Franzetti and Allison Brewster Franzetti: Buenos Aires Noir

The album Buenos Aires Noir by Carlos Franzetti and Allison Brewster Franzetti is being celebrated for its being considered as Best Classical Album for...
Gabriel Palatchi Trio: Made in Canada

Gabriel Palatchi Trio: Made in Canada

Gabriel Palatchi has been touring the world, but found time about a year ago to stop by in his new home-base, Canada, to perform...

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Armando Romeu: Primer Concierto de la Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna

Armando Romeu: 1er Concierto de la Orq Cubana de Música Moderna

The Orquesta Cubana de Música Moderna was one of the early swing bands that rocked Cuba and it’s hardly surprising why. The big band...
Mike Freeman ZonaVibe: Venetian Blinds

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe: Venetian Blinds

Mike Freeman and ZonaVibe pay wonderful homage to two of great vibraphone masters of musicians on Venetian Blinds; Tito Puente and Bobby Hutcherson. Tongue...
Omar Sosa | Yilian Cañizares: Aguas

Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares: Aguas

Omar Sosa and Yilian Cañizares are both astonishingly gifted musicians whose reputations have been somewhat eclipsed (grossly unfairly, one might add) by those instrumentalists...
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...

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David Virelles - Igbó Alákorin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I and II

David Virelles’ New Album: Igbó Alákorin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I & II

Igbó Aláko?rin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I and II by David Virelles Igbó Alákorin (a phrase in Yoruba which can be loosely translated as The...

Craft Recordings to Release “The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions”

Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions 5-LP and 5-CD box sets on November 9, 2018. Compiled...
Sebastian Schunke, Diego Pinera - Elusive Beauty

Sebastian Schunke | Diego Pinera Release New Album: Elusive Beauty

What is beauty? Artists and scientists have been tormenting themselves with this question throughout the ages. Is it regularity? Naturalness? Perfection? Pianist and composer...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque 2018

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque All Stars at Koerner Hall in Toronto

Jane Bunnett once again brings the soul of Cuba to the hearts of Canadian music lovers with current and former Maqueque band members, including...
Carlos Henriquez

Carlos Henriquez: The South Bronx Story (World Premiere)

New York, NY (October 10, 2018) – Jazz at Lincoln Center announces Carlos Henriquez: The South Bronx Story, a world premiere concert by Jazz...
Etienne Charles - Carnival - The Sound of a People

Etienne Charles – Carnival: The Sound of a People

Jazz at the George Presents Etienne Charles - Carnival: The Sound of a People During Carnival, the island of Trinidad becomes engulfed in a cacophony of...

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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...
Sebastian Schunke

Artist Profile: Sebastian Schunke

For 15 years, Sebastian Schunke has been an energetic part of the international jazz scene. Schunke is one of the young leading Jazz composers...
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...

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