Thursday, October 29, 2020
Jahaziel Arrocha

Artist Profile: Jahaziel Arrocha

Jahaziel Arrocha was born in Panama city on September 27th 1988. He started playing the saxophone in the high school music band of Monseñor...
Sebastian Schunke

Artist Profile: Sebastian Schunke

For 15 years, Sebastian Schunke has been an energetic part of the international jazz scene. Schunke is one of the young leading Jazz composers...
Singer, Songwriter Raquel Cepeda

Artist Profile: Raquel Cepeda

“Some gifts we share and benefit a few. Some gifts have the power of benefiting many.” This is the motto by which Raquel Cepeda...
Artist-Profile-David-Sánchez

Artist Profile: David Sánchez

GRAMMY® award-winner David Sánchez is recognized around the world as one of the finest saxophonists of his generation. His mastery of the instrument is...
Harold López-Nussa

Artist Profile: Harold López-Nussa

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a...
Yissy Garcia - Artist Profile

Artist Profile: Yissy García

Yissy García–a composer and drummer- is one of the most powerful artists of this new generation of Cuban musicians. There is a lot of...

Singer, Composer Eva Cortés

After her first release for EMI: "Sola Contigo" (Alone with You), and her two subsequent releases for Universal Jazz Spain: "Como Agua entre los Dedos" (Like Water Between the Fingers), and El Mar de mi Vida (The Sea of My Life), Eva Cortés ranks among ...
Artist Profile - César Orozco

Artist Profile: César Orozco

“César Orozco manages to make the best combination between Cuban, Jazz and Venezuelan music I ever heard”. Paquito D’Rivera César Orozco is a prolific Cuban/Venezuelan pianist,...
Carlos Henriquez

Artist Profile: Carlos Henriquez

Carlos Henriquez was born in 1979 in the Bronx, New York. He studied music at a young age, played guitar through junior high school and...
Dayramir González - Cuban Pianist

Artist Profile: Dayramir González

“Promising newcomer Dayramir González can be added to the pantheon of distinctive Cuban jazz voices. This Afro-Cuban pianist, composer, and arranger is setting the...

Pianist, Composer, Educator Rebeca Mauleón

Rebeca Mauleón is an internationally acclaimed musician, bandleader, composer, GRAMMY-nominated producer and educator as well as author and reviewer. As a pianist Mauleón follows a long-standing tradition of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz ...
Bill O’Connell

Artist Profile: Bill O’Connell

After a 40-year long career that has seen him excel as a leader, soloist, arranger, musical director, and accompanist for some of the most...
Steve Kroon

Artist Profile: Steven Kroon

Percussionist, Composer and Arranger Steven Kroon was born in Spanish Harlem to parents who had moved to New York City from their native Puerto...
Justo Almario

Artist Profile: Justo Almario

Justo Almario is a multi-instrumentalist at the highest caliber, Music Educator, Musical Director, Composer, Arranger and Clinician, Justo’s influences include John Coltrane, Antonio Carlos...

Trombonist, Composer, Arranger Papo Vázquez

Trombonist, composer and arranger Papo Vázquez is more than thirty-five years into a career spanning the jazz, Latin, Afro-Caribbean and classical music and recording worlds...
Fran Vielma

Artist Profile: Fran Vielma

(Francisco) Fran Vielma is a Venezuelan multi-percussionist specializing in Venezuelan rhythms and drums. In addition to being an in demand performer, Fran is also...
Artist Profile - Ernesto Vega

Artist Profile: Ernesto Vega

Clarinetist, Saxophonist, Composer, Bandleader Ernesto Vega is a graduate of the Higher Institute of Art in Havana, Cuba. He also attended The José M. Ochoa...
Grammy Award-winning drummer Robby Ameen

Artist Profile: Robby Ameen

Grammy Award-winning drummer Robby Ameen has lived in New York City since the early eighties and compiled...
Eddie Palmieri

Artist Profile: Eddie Palmieri

Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin...

Master Percussionist Paoli Mejias

Latin Grammy nominee Paoli Mejias is a distinguished master percussionist from Puerto Rico, ranked among the best in both Latin jazz and salsa. As a bandleader Paoli fuses straight-ahead jazz with African, Mediterranean & Caribbean ...