Alex Cuba and Friends Perform At Koerner Hall

Alex Cuba And Friends Perform at Koerner Hall

Alex Cuba And Friends 2016-2017 Season, The Royal Conservatory, World, World Music Concerts DATE: Saturday, April 8, 2017 | TIME: 8:00 pm PRICE: Starting at $45.00 |...

LJN and JDP in The New York Times

In The News: Giovanni Russonello interviews Tomas Peña (Editor for Latin Jazz Network and JazzDeLaPena) for the New York Times, regarding the 59th Annual...

Elio Villafranca: Letters to Mother Africa II

Cuban Jazz Artist Elio Villafranca To Headline At Aaron Davis Hall ‘Cuba – Senegal: Letters to Mother Africa II,’ acclaimed pianist-composer’s ode to Cuba and...

Jane Bunnett & Hilario Durán: Cuban Rhapsody

When two of the most acclaimed modern explorers of Cuban music combine their prodigious talents on the music they love, musical magic happens. That is demonstrated in truly enchanting fashion on Rhapsody Cubana, the debut duet recording by Jane Bunnett and Hilario Duran. They are both virtuoso players, arrangers, composers, and bandleaders in their own right, and they have the Juno Awards (and Grammy nominations) to prove it. Their shared musical [...]
Jovino Santos Neto & André Mehmari

Adventure Music New Release: Guris

Adventure Music announces the release of Guris, a celebration of Brazilian master Hermeto Pascoal’s 80th birthday by Jovino Santos Neto and André Mehmari. Two of...

Lulaworld 2014 – May 18 to June 7

Now in its ninth year, The Lulaworld festival brings together Toronto’s finest world, jazz and Latin musicians performing alongside and collaborating with celebrated international...

Chucho Valdés, Pedrito Martínez, Wynton Marsalis Open Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014-15 Season

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2014-15 season opens on September 18-20 at 8pm with the debut of a collaborative new work by Managing and Artistic...

Legacies of Jazz: Bebo, Chico, Chucho, ‘Turo

In Celebration of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra's 15th Anniversary Season The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents "Legacies of Jazz: Bebo, Chico, Chucho,'Turo" An Historic...

Jane Bunnett: Finalist Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts

Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett has been chosen as a finalist...

Omar Sosa In Concert At The Blue Note

7-time GRAMMY-nominated composer and pianist Omar Sosa & The New AfroCuban Quartet **Plus, Melissa Aldana Quartet** Thursday-Sunday, May 1-4, 2014 at the Blue Note Jazz...
Dafnis Prieto Big Band

Back To The Sunset With The Dafnis Prieto Big Band

Dafnison Music To Release Dafnis Prieto Big Band's Debut Album, Back To The Sunset, April 6, 2018, At The Label's 10th Anniversary Inspired to make...

The John Santos Sextet Releases Filosofía Caribeña Vol.2

Filosofía Caribeña Vol.2 (Machete Records M211) by San Francisco Bay Area based, five-time Grammy nominee, John Santos and his Sextet is a landmark recording...

Jeremy Ledbetter’s Canefire in Concert at Jazz Bistro

Canefire – Jeremy Ledbetter’s High Octane, Caribbean Jazz Powerhouse in Concert at Jazz Bistro in Toronto, on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm. Toronto-based...

Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences eliminates the Latin Jazz Category

On Wednesday, April 6, 2011 the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced the restructuring of the Grammy Award categories in order to “tighten and create a parallel structure among the various fields.” According to Ben Sisario of the New York Times, “The restructuring was a response to longstanding criticism in the music industry that too many categories were diluting the Grammy’s impact.” [...]

Official Statement from Eddie Palmieri

It was in 1965 that I wrote this in the liner notes of my album, “Azucar Pa’ Ti,” which was one of my most defining compositions in the genre of Latin Jazz. Latin Jazz, originally known as the Instrumental Mambo, happens to be one of the most unique Latin musical forms as it speaks directly to the melding of the African American culture with both the Cuban and Puerto Rican cultures in New York, during a time where we weren’t even allowed to work downtown [...]

Anat Cohen Releases New Album: Luminosa

Clarinetist-Saxophonist Anat Cohen Sings and Swings as She Explores a Glowing World of Music on “Luminosa” Anat’s seventh album as a leader – to be...
Dave Valentin - Celebration of Life

Dave Valentin – Celebration of Life

MONDAY, JUNE 12th 6pm - SAINT PETER’S CHURCH 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th St. - New York, NY 10022 (Bronx, NY) A Musical Celebration of Life for the renowned...

Lula Music and Arts Centre Presents LULAWORLD 2016

For the 11th consecutive year, the Toronto world music venue Lula Lounge will host Lulaworld, an 11-day music festival that highlights new projects and...

ALJA Presents: Afro Latin Jazz Now!

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents: GRAMMY® Award-Winning Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra's 8th Season at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, NYC Advance...

2012 Latin Grammy Awards – Best Latin Jazz Album

The XIII Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards (www.latingrammy.com) will take place at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, and will...
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