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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.

Tito Carrillo: Urbanessence

The album Urbanessence – the sophomore recording by trumpeter Tito Carrillo – is his musical palimpsest. Rich...

Dave Bass: The Trio Vol. 2

Just when you think that the offerings of pianists in the setting of a piano trio is...

Miguel Zenón: Música De Las Américas

There may be many alto saxophonists born into the musical topography of Afro-Caribbean music, all of whom...

Martin Bejerano: #CubanAmerican

The restless questing that characterises the musicianship of pianist Martin Bejerano is something that draws the inner-ear...

Claudia Acuña: Duo

The loneliness of the social isolation during the two-year-old global pandemic may have been soul-destroying for some...

Duduka Da Fonseca & Quarteto Universal: Yes!!!

Brasilians like the incomparable drummer and musician nonpareil Duduka Da Fonseca know that “samba” is dance –...

Joe McCarthy’s New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band: The Pan-American Nutcracker Suite

The celebrated ballet by Piotr Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker – became such a worldwide success in the...

DO’A: Higher Grounds

This recording, Higher Grounds, is a short extended play – just under half an hour – and...

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