Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Incredible Renesito Avich

René Avich Wanton, new exponent of the Tres guitar in Cuba. Winner of several national competitions: Festival Contest "Ignacio Piñeiro", "Cubadisco Award 2011", "Competition...

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...

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...

Andy González Releases “Entre Colegas”

Andy González is one of the most respected and well-known bassists in Jazz & Latin music today. Born in New York City in 1951...
Ray Mantilla

Ray Mantilla and Ali Bello by Andrew James

Jazz Photographer Andrew James Presents Ali Bello & The Sweet Wire Band at the New Haven Jazz Fest 2014, and the Ray Mantilla Ensemble...

Dave Bass: La Mulata Rumbera (No Boundaries)

On his album No Boundaries (Whaling City Sound) pianist, composer Dave Bass features two-time Grammy winner Ted Nash (flute, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet,...

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...

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...

Jorge Pérez and PATAX – El Tiburón

Jorge Pérez and his band PATAX perform one of his tunes "El Tiburón", included in the DVD "Patax Live From Infinity". Jorge Pérez: Percussion; Valentin...

El Violin Latino – Tiempo de Almendra

El Violin Latino - Live in Luxemburg - March 19, 2016 Performing "Tiempo de Almendra" by Gregor Huebner Gregor Huebner: violin; Yumarya: percussion; Klaus Mueller: piano;...

Mozart y Mambo: A Cuban Journey with Sarah Willis

Join Berlin Philharmonic horn player Sarah Willis in Havana for a unique musical collaboration combining classical music with Cuban rhythms! “Mozart should have really been...

John Finbury featuring Thalma de Freitas: SORTE!

Award-winning composer John Finbury and singer-lyricist Thalma de Freitas team up for the first time on Sorte! Their new album of Brazilian-flaired Latin Jazz songs...
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,...

Spanish Harlem Orchestra in Toronto

Directly from "El Barrio" - New York The Spanish Harlem Orchestra A Salsa Christmas Toronto, December 9, 2011 at the Koerner Hall Photographs by Atael Weissman.

Brasstronomical: The Latin Connection

“Misterioso,” a sparkling Latin jazz track from the new Heavyweights Brass Band album Brasstronomical, pays tribute to the great José Luis "Changuito" Quintana. In fact, “Misterioso” composer and Heavyweights trombonist Christopher Butcher...

Alex Diaz & Santo Domingo Afrojazz: Simone

Simone is the first track of the album Organic Merengue (Merengue Orgánico) by percussionist Alex Diaz & Santo Domingo Afrojazz, released in 2018. "One important...

Danilo Pérez: A Man, A Plan, And a Canal

*In the greater jazz world, Danilo Pérez is a respected pianist. In his homeland of Panama, he's a national icon and cultural ambassador, and...

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...

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...

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...