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Tomás Peña

A graduate of Empire State College with a dual major in journalism and Latin American studies, Tomas Peña has spent years applying his knowledge and writing skills to the promotion of great musicians. A specialist in the crossroads between jazz and Latin music, Peña has written extensively on the subject.

Dafnis Prieto set to release “Cantar” featuring Luciana Souza

There is a segment in the short, documentary film "Regresar - Back in Cuba" (2019) where Dafnis...

Patato & Totico: A Seminal Recording

1968 saw the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy; black athletes staged a silent...

Afro-Andean Funk: Album Release, Concert at Soapbox Gallery

The album, THE SACRED LEAF brings visibility to Quechua, the endangered language of Latin America and the...

Lucumí Productions To Release ‘Lucumí 20th Anniversary Box Set’

Lucumí Productions is proud to announce the release of a Limited Edition Lucumí 20th Anniversary Box Set whose...

Qué Pasa? What’s Happening in Puerto Rico

When I visited Puerto Rico in 2019, the island was reeling from back-to-back hurricanes and earthquakes. Also,...

Boricua Jazz: La Historia del Jazz Puertorriqueño

Desde Rafael Hernández a Miguel Zenón (Second Edition) In November 2020, author, journalist, educator Wilbert Sostre Maldonado released...

Tribute to the Masters: Tite Curet Alonso

Any discussion about popular Puerto Rican music is remiss without the name Tite Curet Alonso. In a...

Tribute to the Masters: Willie Bobo

WILLIAM CORREA, better known as WILLIE BOBO, was a consummate percussionist, drummer, vocalist and showman. He was...

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