Saturday, July 11, 2020

Barranquijazz: 17 Años de Jazz en Colombia

Septiembre es el mes del jazz en Colombia, Suramérica. Seis eventos convocan anualmente a músicos locales e internacionales en el noveno mes del año...

Best Latin Jazz Albums of 2013 – Part I

2013 was a prolific year in terms of new Latin jazz albums being released. Perhaps as an appropriate response to the wrongful dismissal and...

Lest We Forget The Oscar Peterson Trio’s Canadiana Suite

“…The good that men do is oft interred with their bones…” wrote William Shakespeare in his famous dramatic eulogy for Julius Caesar, made by...
Chabuco

From Valledupar To Rio: Chabuco Presents Encuentro

From Valledupar, the cradle of vallenato music, to Rio de Janeiro, where samba carioca was born, Chabuco breaks geographical barriers and seamlessly fuses two...

Toronto Jazz Fest: Opening Weekend Picks

Thursday, June 18 FEATURED PERFORMANCES Oscar Peterson 90th Birthday Celebration: The Oscar Peterson Quartet w/ Alvin Queen & Ulf Wakenius Ft. Robi Botos & Special Guest...

Eliades Ochoa: The Art of the Storyteller and the Making of History

It is a proverbial Act of God that the musician Eliades Ochoa should come from Santiago de Cuba. That, after all is where the...
Andy González

RIP Andy González (January 1, 1951 – April 9, 2020)

* Andy González (January 1, 1951, The Bronx, New York – April 9, 2020) was a New York City-based double bass player. González was...

SpokFrevo Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Direct from the city of Recife in Northeastern Brazil, the SpokFrevo Orquestra debuted at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s three-day Brazilian Festival...
The Harvey Averne Story - The Interview - Part III

Arvito: The Harvey Averne Story – The Interview – Part III

THE INTERVIEW - Part III - August, 2008 - April, 2009: Conversations Between CHICO ALVAREZ PERAZA and HARVEY AVERNE CAP: I have noticed that today's latin...

Ritual Beating of the Drum

Ritual Beating of the Drum: The Music of Michele Rosewoman, Francisco Mora Catlett and Yosvany Terry By every account the Orishas have been pleased ever...

CHICO O’FARRILL: Arquitecto del Jazz Latino

CHICO O'FARRILL: Arquitecto del Jazz Latino Por CHICO ALVAREZ PERAZA PREAMBULO En la actualidad existe una calle en la ciudad de La Habana llamada Calle O'Farrill, cuyo...
Cosa Nuestra Presents Ìfé

ÌFÉ Declares to the World WILLINGNESS + LOVE = LIBERATION

“The drum is the pulse of our culture, and it unites all of our people regardless of where we come from.” Manolo López, Founder...

World Premiere of PANAMANIA Suite by Danilo Pérez

Grammy-winning pianist Danilo Pérez presents the World Premiere of his PANAMANIA Suite at Koerner Hall in Toronto, on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Danilo Pérez The PANAMANIA...
Omar Sosa - The Aguas Trio

Omar Sosa & The Aguas Trio In Concert at Birdland (NYC)

Omar Sosa knows how to make an entrance. Wearing a white kaftan, matching skull cap, and adorned with a Santeria collare (collar) and bracelets...
United for Puerto Rico - Donate Now

United For Puerto Rico: Donate NOW!

The Devastation in Puerto Rico is Unprecedented. PLEASE DONATE! United for Puerto Rico: Together Changing Paths United for Puerto Rico is an initiative brought forth by the...
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet

Eddie Palmieri Celebrates 80th Birthday in Toronto

As part of his 80th Birthday Celebration Tour, Piano Master Eddie Palmieri came to Toronto with his Latin Jazz Septet. It was actually a...

Toronto Luminato Festival: Cuban Fusion

The 2015 edition of the prestigious Toronto Luminato Festival presents world class, globally inspired performances. One of the highlights of their musical offerings is...

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

Paul J. Youngman's favorites of 2012, not listed in any particular order: Live Music: JPEC (Jazz Performance and Education Centre) Concert Series: - Lionel Loueke Quartet -...

Lila Downs Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mexican-American, singer, songwriter and actress, Lila Downs debuted at Jazz at Lincoln Center as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from...

Puerto Rico – Ponce Jazz Festival 2013

"There are several reasons why I like the Ponce Jazz Festival. One reason is that it gives me the opportunity to get out of...