Articles by

Wilbert Sostre

Member of the Jazz Journalist Association since 2010. Member of the Ponce International Jazz Festival Commitee. Studied music and guitar, 1985-86. Music studies at the University of Puerto Rico and the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, 1986-1990.

2014 PR Heineken Jazz Fest Report

The 2014 edition of the Heineken Jazz Festival was a mix of music palettes starting with a...

Lisa Engelken: Little Warrior

Lisa Engelken is a fearless, versatile singer as she demonstrates once again on her new release, Little...

Brigitte Zarie: L’amour

Beautiful strings arrangements give way to the sensual voice of Brigitte Zarie on “Where there is love”,...

Wilbert Sostre Interviews Puerto Rican Guitar Legend Jorge Laboy

A couple of weeks after receiving a well deserved homage by the Puerto Rico Senate, I sat...

May Peters – Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave de Mujer Boricua

The story of trombonist May Peters is an interesting one. She is a native of the Netherlands who arrived in Puerto Rico more than twelve years ago, and fell in love with the culture and music of the island.

Puerto Rico Festival Report: 9th Carolina International Jazz Festival

Music diversity was the theme in the Carolina International Jazz Festival on its 9th edition, which took...

Miguel Zenón & The Rhythm Collective – Oye!!! Live in Puerto Rico

More than just a Jazz album, this is an historical document. Miguel Zenón & The Rhythm Collective...

Peter Appleyard and The Jazz Giants – The Lost 1974 Sessions

Almost forty years ago, Canadian vibraphonist Peter Appleyard assembled a group of truly Jazz giants...

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