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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...
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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,...
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Cuban Jam – Drummer, Percussionist Emilio Valdés

Cuban Drummer Emilio Valdés puts a band together to create some positive energy in the studio. No much talking, no much rehearsing, no much...
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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...
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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...
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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
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Roberto Fonseca – Afro Mambo

ABUC is the highly anticipated follow up to Yo, Roberto Fonseca's 2012 recording that scored a Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album. Aided...

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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...
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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...
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WDR Big Band Featuring Hilario Durán

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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...
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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Dream

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque – Café Pilon

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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. ...

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