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Eduardo Sandoval: Caminos Abiertos

Eduardo Sandoval: Caminos Abiertos

The trombone should not really be considered a relatively unfamiliar instrument in Cuban music. After all the proximity of African-centric cultures between Havana and...
Lázaro Valdés y Jazz Son: La Malagueña

Lázaro Valdés y Son Jazz: La Malagueña

Lázaro Valdés is a pianist of prodigious beginnings and of considerable musical pedigree. Although he played with an array of big bands, including one...
Yissy & Bandancha: Última Noticia

Yissy & Bandancha: Última Noticia

Yissy García was one of the girls who were brought out of Cuba by the renowned soprano saxophonist and flutist “Havana” Jane Bunnett to...
Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Part of the reason why this music is so compelling is certainly due to the splendid accord with which this ensemble reads these arrangements,...
Brenda Navarrete - Mi Mundo

Brenda Navarrete Presents: Mi Mundo

The Afro-Cuban percussionist and singer, Brenda Navarrete is one of the best-kept secrets of her generation. However, now, thanks to producer extraordinaire and Alma...
Bobby Carcassés Y AfroJazz: Blues Con Montuno

Bobby Carcassés Y AfroJazz: Blues Con Montuno

For the many lovers of music, who often tend to forget about the treasures we have among us, here’s a timely reminder from one...
Brenda Hopkins Miranda: Puentes

Brenda Hopkins Miranda: Puentes

The black and white cover of this disc by pianist Brenda Hopkins Miranda is a perfect entrée into the music of Puentes as it...
Despertando-Diego-Pinera

Diego Pinera Presenta: Despertando

In his remarkable 2018 album, Despertando the drummer Diego Pinera has shifted his sights slightly to more tradition-based repertoire. However, it is impossible to...
Colette Michaan: Heaven and Earth-Cielo y Tierra

Colette Michaan: Heaven and Earth-Cielo y Tierra

In a world – sadly – dominated by male musicians, the flutist Colette Michaan gets much less respect than she deserves. One wonders, however,...
Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves - Outra Coisa

Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves: Outra Coisa

You cannot call yourself Brasilian if you don’t know your Moacir Santos. The clarinetist turned soprano, alto, tenor and (when the music demanded it)...
Amhed Mitchel - Naciente

Amhed Mitchel Presents: Naciente

If you’re not a Cuban musician living in Toronto chances are you might not have heard a great deal about Amhed Mitchel. But that...
Miguel de Armas Quartet: What's to Come

Miguel de Armas Quartet: What’s to Come

The pianist Miguel de Armas is blessed with a magnificent tumbao and he uses it to great effect on What’s to Come. But if...
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