Chucho Valdés - Artist Profile

Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Pianist Chucho Valdés – six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­– has been named 2019 Jazz Master in Residence at...
Josean Jacobo

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Release New Album: “Cimarrón”

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Integrate Afro-Descendant Folkloric Idioms on New Jazz Album, Cimarrón Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean...
2019 International Jazz Day

Worldwide Celebration of International Jazz Day 2019, 30 April

Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia Will Feature Over 30 World-Renowned Artists Including Herbie Hancock, James Morrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling Paris and Washington, D.C....
Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band with Horacio "El Negro" Hernández and Sarita Leyva's Rumberos

Hilario Durán Awarded the Louis Applebaum Composers Award

Toronto, February 6, 2019 – Jazz Pianist and Composer, Cuban born Hilario Durán is this year’s recipient of the Louis Applebaum Composers Award. This...
Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet at the City College Center for the Arts

Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet in Concert at Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts presents the Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet with special guest the Mivos Quartet Acclaimed jazz guitarist’s Almadraba offers audiences a glimpse...
Eddie Montalvo

Inside Latin Jazz Featuring Eddie Montalvo

The Inside Latin Jazz series continues to offer fascinating and penetrating onstage interviews with leading Latin Jazz artists Presented by the Ruth B. Shannon Center...
Que Vola?

French-Cuban Jazz Outfit “Que Vola?” Releases Debut Album

New French-Cuban jazz outfit Que Vola? is set to release their debut album, ‘¿Que Vola?’ on January 25, 2019 via French imprint Nø Førmat! (Oumou Sangaré, Mélissa Laveaux, ALA.NI, Blick Bassy). ¿Que...
Festival International de Jazz de Montreal

Big news for the 2019 Montreal International Jazz Festival!

In 2019, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto, will celebrate its 40th birthday...
Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Dafnis Prieto To Make Historic Return To Cuba in 2019

Continuing Banner Year in 2018/19, Dafnis Prieto Big Band Earns Grammy Nomination 2018/19 is shaping up to be an extraordinary year for Cuban-born drummer, composer,...

globalFEST 2019 festival returns to Copacabana Times Square

Jumpstarting the Conversation: global musical perspectives reverberate at globalFEST 2019 The showcase festival of global artists returns for...
Carnival - The Sound of a People - Etienne Charles

Etienne Charles Presents “Carnival: The Sound of a People Vol 1”

Shout of Light: How Composer and Trumpet Master Etienne Charles Moves from Diabolic Resistance to Liberated Joy on Carnival: The Sound of a People,...
Aguinaldo Navideño Con Salsa, Bomba Y Plena

Aguinaldo Navideño Con Salsa, Bomba Y Plena in New York

José Alberto “El Canario”, Ismael Miranda and Domingo Quiñones, with Johnny Olivo Jr. con su Herencia de Plena: A Special Holiday Celebration Presented by...
Alfredo Rodriguez, Pedrito Martinez

Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martínez To Release New Album

Grammy® nominated artists Alfredo Rodríguez and Pedrito Martinez first worked together on Alfredo’s 2012 release The Invasion Parade. Since that initial recording session, they...
David Virelles - Igbó Alákorin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I and II

David Virelles’ New Album: Igbó Alákorin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I & II

Igbó Aláko?rin (The Singer’s Grove) Vol. I and II by David Virelles Igbó Alákorin (a phrase in Yoruba which can be loosely translated as The...

Craft Recordings to Release “The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions”

Craft Recordings is proud to announce the release of The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions 5-LP and 5-CD box sets on November 9, 2018. Compiled...
Sebastian Schunke, Diego Pinera - Elusive Beauty

Sebastian Schunke | Diego Pinera Release New Album: Elusive Beauty

What is beauty? Artists and scientists have been tormenting themselves with this question throughout the ages. Is it regularity? Naturalness? Perfection? Pianist and composer...
10th Biennal Bomplenazo Festival 2018

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture Presents: BomPlenazo Festival 2018

On Common Ground: BomPlenazo Festival Shows the Scope and Liveliness of Puerto Rico’s African-Diasporic Music and Dance In support of Puerto Rico, the Tenth Biennial...
Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá 2

Chucho Valdés Announces “Jazz Batá 2” – A New Project With Old Roots

Chucho Valdés Revisits Seminal 1972 Recording Jazz Batá with a Sequel 46 Years Later Jazz Batá 2 - Available November 16 on Mack Avenue Records Album...
Fandango at the Wall - Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Arturo O’Farrill Journeys to the U.S.-Mexico Border on “Fandango at the Wall”

Arturo O’Farrill Journeys to the U.S.-Mexico Border to Erase Artificial Dividing Lines to Envision a Future of Inclusion and Collaboration Between Nations Fandango at the...
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis - Una Noche con Rubén Blades

Blue Engine Records announces “Una Noche con Rubén Blades”

Blue Engine Records announces the release of Una Noche con Rubén Blades from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis featuring Rubén Blades....