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Chico Alvarez Peraza

Bandleader, vocalist, composer, graphic artist and radio personality Ernesto "Chico" Alvarez Peraza has been performing as a singer and percussionist throughout the New York City tri-state area for the last four decades. Leader of conjunto MAFIMBA and The PALOMONTE AFRO-CUBAN BIG BAND, he was also the host and producer of NEW WORLD GALLERY, an eclectic world music radio show which had been airing over WBAI Pacifica Radio (99.5 FM) for more than 25 years.

Bobby Paunetto, New York City and The Synthesis of Music

Bobby Paunetto was an unforgettable composer, arranger, musician and recording artist. Latin Jazz Network honors him on...

¿Habrán guizos este año? ¿Y el año que viene? [2]

Ensayo en dos partes Segunda parte del problema que nos turba Debido a la falta de compañías de...

¿Habrán guizos este año? ¿Y el año que viene? [1]

Ensayo en dos partes Preambulo y Tesis Muchos músicos en el area de Nueva York (y me imagino...

Ray Martinez and the Forgotten Legacy of Jazz

Sometime in the very near future, several of the jazz world's best known writers and musicologists will...

A Brief History of the Cuban Style Conjunto

1930: The Orquesta Típica is out and the Conjunto is in The year 1930 marked a turning point...

Julián Cabrera: Musician, Rumbero, Gentleman and Scholar

RETROSPECTIVE JULIÁN CABRERA was one of the funniest musicians I ever met. But he was also an incredibly...

El Heredero: Ismael Rivera Jr.

When it comes to iconic musicians and their offsprings, it is quite easy to make comparisons. A recent...

Concert Review: A Night of Jazz For Dave Valentin

That was one helluva tribute they paid Mr. Dave Valentin at the Tarrytown Music Hall on Thursday,...

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