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Raul Da Gama

Based in Milton, Ontario, Canada, Raul is a poet, musician and an accomplished critic whose profound analysis is reinforced by his deep understanding of music, technically as well as historically.

Horacio “El Negro” Hernández: Italuba Big Band

Of all the Afro-Cuban musicians playing the “conventional” North American – or “Jazz” – drum sets there...

Yelsy Heredia: Lo Nuestro

There are few musicians more eminently qualified to revisit changüí – that unique Afro-Cuban dance-narrative form –...

Real Project: GES

Editor's note: Real Project won a Cubadisco 2021 Award for this album, GES in the category...

Grecolandia: Homenaje a José Miguel Crego “El Greco”

The name of José Miguel Crego "El Greco" is a familiar one to those who view the...

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas: La Bandera de mi Tierra

The faux-image of rumba as a glitzy ballroom-dance is mostly one made in North-America . The genuine...

Miguel de Armas Quartet: Continuous

Miguel de Armas has always come across as a musical voluptuary, born of a kind of rhythmically...

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Virtual Birdland

Arturo O’Farrill has – for a very long time – been exploring long-form composition and using it...

Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround: This is Latin Jazz

This music by Charlie Sepúlveda has the indelible stamp of the Afro-Caribbean rhythms that makes the music...

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