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Orlando Valle “Maraca” & Orquesta Aragón: Los 80 – Homenaje a la Orquesta Aragón

When rumba - the pure Afro-Cuban music for voices and percussion - filtered down from the Matanzas...

Jovino Santos Neto: Luz

Featured photo of Jovino Santos Neto by Rhonda Stewart Performing solo on a piano – even before a...

Janio Abreu y Aire de Concierto featuring Victor Goines: Juntos Otra Vez

The Cuban island reverberates from dawn to dusk – from sea to sea – with the rhythmic...

Emilio Morales: Two Worlds of Sumptuous Pianism

If something in the water of Cuba gives birth to prodigious artistry it is in their great...

Boricua Jazz: La Historia del Jazz Puertorriqueño

Desde Rafael Hernández a Miguel Zenón (Second Edition) In November 2020, author, journalist, educator Wilbert Sostre Maldonado released...

Horacio “El Negro” Hernández: Italuba Big Band

Of all the Afro-Cuban musicians playing the “conventional” North American – or “Jazz” – drum sets there...

Yelsy Heredia: Lo Nuestro

There are few musicians more eminently qualified to revisit changüí – that unique Afro-Cuban dance-narrative form –...

Real Project: GES

Editor's note: Real Project won a Cubadisco 2021 Award for this album, GES in the category...

Grecolandia: Homenaje a José Miguel Crego “El Greco”

The name of José Miguel Crego "El Greco" is a familiar one to those who view the...

Ray Barretto: Giant Force

“Ray Barretto, percussionist and conductor, known throughout the world as Manos Duras, belongs to a generation of...

Los Muñequitos de Matanzas: La Bandera de mi Tierra

The faux-image of rumba as a glitzy ballroom-dance is mostly one made in North-America . The genuine...

Miguel de Armas Quartet: Continuous

Miguel de Armas has always come across as a musical voluptuary, born of a kind of rhythmically...

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