Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers Live at Soka University

Cuba's foremost pianist Chucho Valdés - winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards - has developed a brand new repertoire. Boasting...

Que Vola? video series episode 1: Ramón, percussionist, son of Changó

Ramón Tamayo Martinez, barely thirty years old has been around sacred drums for as long as he remembers. Son of Changó, god of lightning...

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...
Manuel Valera New Cuban Express Big Band

Manuel Valera New Cuban Express Big Band: Tiene El Leopardo Un Abrigo / Cultivo...

https://youtu.be/VnVA0l6h73c Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera (Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Steve Smith) presents the dynamic debut of his New Cuban Express Big Band. Inspired...

Emiliano Salvador and his Music on Video

On August 19, 1951, Emiliano Salvador was born in Puerto Padre, a municipality and city in the Las Tunas Province of Cuba. On a...

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...

From Recife, Brazil: SpokFrevo Orquestra

SpokFrevo Orquestra draws inspiration from frevo, a vibrant music of elaborated arrangements and deep roots. SpokFrevo takes the tradition to the centre stage, but...

Oscar Castro-Neves: Honouring His Memory

Oscar Castro-Neves (May 15, 1940 - September 27, 2013) was a Brazilian guitarist, arranger, and composer who is considered a founding figure in Bossa...

Gilberto Gil: Gilberto’s Samba

https://youtu.be/P4DWLag9c_Y Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born June 26, 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his...

Eddie Palmieri – Cuerdas y Tumbao

Eddie Palmieri’s influence on the world of modern music is often celebrated, but just as often underestimated. As he completes his 80th year with...

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...

Maureen Choi Qu4rtet – Ida y Vuelta

A music video of the title track of their latest album Ida y Vuelta, Maureen Choi Qu4rtet presents this video with some of the...

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...

David Virelles: Gnosis at The Music Gallery in Toronto

Gnosis is a must-see event; a unique artistic experience from one of the foremost innovators in jazz today On Friday & Saturday November 27-28, 2015, The Music...

WDR Big Band Featuring Hilario Durán

WDR BIG BAND featuring Hilario Durán - Performing Opening 2 / Mambo Influenciado (Rehearsal) For several concerts entitled "Cuban Night", Cuban pianist and composer Hilario...
Yemaya - Alfredo Rodriguez featuring Ibeyi

Alfredo Rodriguez & Ibeyi – Yemaya

ALfredo Rodriguez in his new music video, "Yemaya," gives us a glimpse into what Cuba is really like in 2017. Produced by Brock Lefferts,...

Ralph Irizarry & Timbalaye Performs Witch Doctor

Ralph Irizarry is a Grammy award-winning percussionist, bandleader, and studio musician who has played on jingles, film and television scores, and whose distinctive playing...

2014 TD Toronto Jazz Fest In Images – Part 2

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

Flamenco Legend Tomatito at Koerner Hall

José Fernández Torres, better known as Tomatito (born in Almería, Spain in 1958), is one of the greatest living flamenco guitarist. He started his...

From FANIA: Pete Rodriguez – I Like It Like That

"I Like It Like That" from the album "I Like It Like That (A Mi Me Gusta Así)" The fifth album by the Bronx-born, Puerto...