Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Donald Vega: Spiritual Nature Recording Sessions

Live behind the scenes videos from the Rising Jazz Stars Studios for Donald Vega's recording Spiritual Nature (Resonance Records - August 2012). "It's a...
Stefano Bollano Trio

Stefano Bollani Trio At Koerner Hall

TD Jazz: The Art of the Trio Concert Series The Royal Conservatory of Music featured the Stefano Bollani Trio & the Roberto Occhipinti Trio on...

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...

Ernesto Simpson All-Star Band and Yosvany Terry by Martin Cohen

"On October 18, 2009 renowned drummer, Ernesto Simpson brought an all-star band to my home on to perform a composition of his and Manuel Valera's. With him for this date were Samuel Torres, conga; Yosvany Terry, soprano sax; Osmany Paredes, keyboard and Yunior Terry, bass." Martin Cohen

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

Rachel Therrien – Pensamiento: Proyecto Colombia – Porqué me pegas?

Trumpeter, composer, and bandleader, Rachel Therrien already boasts an enviable CV. Known for her very personal signature, she has developed a reputation as a...

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...

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...

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 . ...

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Café Pilon

Final track off of Jane Bunnett & Maqueque's new album 'Oddara' ODDARA is the sophomore release from four–time JUNO Award winner, two–time GRAMMY Award nominee...

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...

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...

2009 Art of Jazz Festival – Cuban Orchestra Anacaona

Seventy-seven years after the first band was formed, the spirit of the original members of Anacaona is still alive. Today the band's leaders -sisters Georgina and Dorita Aguirre- maintain the legacy they received from the Castro Zalarriaga sisters [...]

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...

Chucho Valdés: 100 Años de Bebo

100 Años de Bebo (100 years of Bebo): A tune by Bebo, rescued from oblivion by Chucho Valdés, played by Regina Carter, and set...