Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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...

Maite Hontelé ft. Orquesta Aragón – Casi Muero

"Casi Muero" with Orquesta Aragón, first single from Cuba Linda, Maite Hontelé's fifth album recorded at Egrem in Havana Cuba, mixed and mastered at...

Puerto Rican Composer, Saxophonist Edgar Abraham

Edgar Abraham is a saxophonist, composer and master of sixteen instruments. Additionally, he is the creator of the unmatched Hyper-Virtuoso technique for the saxophone....

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...
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,...

John Benitez at the congahead studio

Legendary bassist, John Benitez with a powerhouse band at the congahead.com studio, performing his original compositions: Rumba, Purpose, Bomba Lírica and Pureza. The group...

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 [...]

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...

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...

Kiki Sanchez: Praise and Worship con Tumbao

The extraordinary Peruvian producer, composer, arranger, educator and pianist Luis Enrique “Kiki” Sanchez can capture the hearts of many through his skillful rhythmic pianism,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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...

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,...