Saturday, October 31, 2020

Eliane Elias – Dance Of Time

Grammy® Winning Eliane Elias Celebrates Samba's Centennial Anniversary While Reflecting On Her Pioneering Four-Decade Career With Dance of TimeWatch: Eliane Elias - Dance Of...

YISSY & Bandancha – Mr. Miller

The archetype of an Afro-Cuban jazz drummer would probably be Chano Pozo, the pioneering "conguero" whose influence on jazz was heard around the world....

Orquesta Akokán – Un Tabaco para Elegua

From the self-titled debut album Orquesta Akokán, out now on Daptone Records. Recorded in Havana, Daptone Records taps into the soul of Cuba with...
Anat Cohen Quartet

Anat Cohen Quartet – In The Spirit of Baden

Anat Cohen Quartet "In The Spirit of Baden" at Live Studio Sessions - KNKX Public Radio Clarinetist (and sometime saxophonist) Anat Cohen is a one-woman music-blender. ...

CaboCubaJazz – Boas Festas

CABOCUBAJAZZ continues with its irresistible blend of lively Cuban rhythms, beautiful melodies from the Cape Verde islands (West Africa) and adventurous jazz. The collaboration...

Alfredo Rodriguez Trio ft Ganavya – Tocororo

In Tocororo – his new album on Mack Avenue Records – Alfredo Rodriguez’s story is represented by the national bird of Cuba. The Tocororo is a bird that...

Carmen Souza: The Silver Messengers | Soul Searching

We present the first single 'Soul Searching' from Carmen Souza's upcoming album The Silver Messengers, to be released next October. 'Soul Searching' is a...

Sebastian Schunke: Live in Berlin 2014

"Among the young musicians of today is a pianist who is known not only for his pianism, but also for his soul-searching intellect and...

Alex Conde: Jungle Street (Origins)

Jungle Street is a track from the album Origins, by pianist composer Alex Conde and released in 2018 on Ropeadope Records. "When Alex Conde turns...

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Dream

"Dream" is the track 2 of Jane Bunnett & Maqueque's album 'Oddara', released on October 14, 2016. ODDARA is the sophomore release from four–time JUNO...

Brian Lynch “Unsung Heroes” Project

The “Unsung Heroes” project represents a bold step in redefining the relationship between the jazz artist and the audience. “Unsung Heroes” transforms the jazz tradition even as it affirms it, through the breakthrough use of current technology to make the creative process of a classic form aurally transparent. “Unsung Heroes” allows a crucial segment of the jazz audience – the practitioner/listener – to directly enter the music as a participant [...]

Roy McGrath Remembranzas Quartet – Plena Julia

"It may be no surprise that many listeners may not have heard of the Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist Roy McGrath. But it is also...

AfroMantra performs for congahead.com

Conceived at SIR Studios in New York City on November 23rd, 1997 by Chilean-Cuban drummer and composer Alejandro “Alex” García, AfroMantra has been acclaimed for his masterful ability...
Orquesta Failde featuring Omara Portuondo Playlist

Listen to: Orquesta Faílde featuring Omara Portuondo

Ethiel Faílde, great-great grandson of the incomparable Miguel Faílde is, indeed, the keeper of the flame of danzón; the true successor of the iconic...

Letieres Leite & Orkestra Rumpilezz

Orkestra Rumpilezz’ acclaimed debut studio album was released in 2009 with mostly positive reviews from the critics. Paulo Cavalcanti from Rolling Stone Magazine granted...

Buena Vista Social Club Featuring Eliades Ochoa and Omara Portuondo

http://youtu.be/Vt1E1zv0hiA http://youtu.be/jIuHqoAu1gc As Cuban revolutions go, it was an entirely peaceable uprising - but its impact could not have been more profound. On the release of...

Raices Jam: Raices Jazz Orchestra (Tony Succar & Pablo Gil)

Tony Succar, Pablo Gil and RJO continue their ascending path with the release of their latest single and video,  Raices Jam . ...

2014 TD Toronto Jazz Fest In Images – Part 1

On its 28th edition, during 10 days in June (from June 19 to June 28, 2014), the TD Toronto Jazz Festival presented more than...

Kiki Valera y su Son Cubano: Mi Son

From Kiki Valera's new CD, Vivencias en Clave Cubana, released on the Origin Records label on Oct 18, 2019. (son) Composed by Coco Freeman...

Yuri Juárez – Ocaso y amanecer

Guitar Sapiens is, without a doubt, the most ambitious project undertaken by the prodigiously talented Peruvian composer and guitarist, Yuri Juárez. Everything about it...