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...

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...

2015 TD Toronto Jazz Festival Lineup

TORONTO – The 29th TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2015 lineup gets underway this summer as over half a million jazz music lovers come together...

Michel Camilo: From out of the Tumult

Santo Domingo de Guzmán stretches languidly along the Southern Coast of Dominican Republic, awash with the foam and salty breath of the Caribbean Sea....

Omar Sosa Quarteto Afrocubano at BRIC

Cuban composer/pianist/bandleader Omar Sosa brings his signature style that mixes jazz influences with Latin rhythms, North African percussion, and spoken word to BRIC House...

Latin on Lex Jazz Fest: New Cuban New York – A Confluence of Cultures...

Day 2 of the 92nd Street Y’s Latin on Lex series celebrated “a snapshot of a musical movement that could only have taken place...

Eddie Palmieri at the 92nd Street Y Festival

Day 1 of the 92nd Street Y’s Latin on Lex Jazz Festival featured nine-time Grammy Award winner, NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri and his Afro...
Elio Villafranca

Elio Villafranca’s Vision Comes Alive at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Pianist, composer, arranger Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopator's presented Cinqué - The Suite of the Caribbean at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room...

Top 10 List: Best Recordings of 2014

Yosvany Terry: New Crowned King (5Passion) This album truly is a very important addition to the literature of music. In it Yosvany Terry has awoken...

New Jazz Frontiers at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Cuban flutist, Orlando “Maraca” Valle, Colombian harpist Edmar Castañeda, Venezuelan pianist Ed Simon, U.S. born bassist Luques Curtis and...

2014 Retrospective: The Year in Music

2014 was a very good year for live performances and recordings of all stripes. Two of the most memorable performances were, Jazz at Lincoln...

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...

LatinFree Jazz at Metro Baptist Church, NYC

Founded in 1996, Arts For Art, (AFA). is a not-for-profit, multi-cultural organization whose principal activities are the presentation of un-compormised creative jazz music, dance,...

Julián Cabrera: Musician, Rumbero, Gentleman and Scholar

Julián Cabrera's style on the conga drum was rock-solid, never flashy, he preferred to keep the rhythm simple but lively, and, because he was...

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...

“Keep On Keepin’ On” New York Premiere

On October 3, 2014, the documentary Keep on Keepin’ On will premiere in New York. The film documents the ongoing relationship between trumpet legend...

JALC Opens Concert Season With “Ochas”

New York City's Jazz at Lincoln Center: Chucho Valdés, Pedrito Martínez, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra open the 2014-2015 concert...

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...

El Heredero: Ismael Rivera Jr.

When it comes to iconic musicians and their offsprings, it is quite easy to make comparisons. A recent study done on musical ability and its...

Live at the Blue Note: Conrad Herwig

Conrad Herwig and the Latin Side All-Stars Pay Tribute to Horace Silver Conrad Herwig is no stranger to reimagining the work of seminal jazz musicians...
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