David Virelles Releases New Album: Mbókò

With Mbókò, pianist-composer David Virelles – based now in Brooklyn but born and bred in Cuba – has taken the folkloric rhythms of Afro-Cuban...

Grammy Travesty Continues: John Santos

Grammy Travesty Continues by John Santos - 1/27/12 Well, it's that time of year again - Grammy fever. CBS ramps it up with a constant barrage...

Sammy Figueroa, Glaucia Nasser: “Talisman”

Lucky Charm: Sammy Figueroa and Glaucia Nasser Bring Brazilian Song and Latin Jazz Together in a Beautiful Accident on 'Talisman' With special guests Bianca Gismonti...

Toronto JazzFest 2013 – Free For All Friday on June 21

A Free For All Friday Featuring Smokey Robinson - Celebrate the Summer Heat Wave with Free Shows Throughout the City! On Friday, June 21, the...

Juan de Marcos & Afro-Cuban All Stars U.S. Tour 2017

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars launch U.S. Tour on April 12th 20 Years After His First Concerts In Europe And US Presenting...

Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators

Elio Villafranca & The Jass Syncopators All-Star Afro-Caribbean Band - CD Release Celebration at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola - June 13-15 - Pianist Elio Villafranca is much-in-demand...

Bobby Sanabria, MSM ACJO ¡Que Viva Harlem!

JAZZHEADS announces the APRIL 8, 2014 release of ¡QUE VIVA HARLEM! featuring the multi-Latin Grammy nominated MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA conducted...
Michael Spiro, José Luís Gómez, Jesús Díaz

Rumbas of Remembrance: Los Rumberos de la Bahia

Master Musicians Michael Spiro, José Luis Gómez and Jesús Díaz Honor their Afro-Cuban Elders on their new album "Mabagwe" “Rumba is like el ajiaco, like Cuban...

Donald Vega to release “Spiritual Nature”

Donald Vega arrived in the U.S. from Nicaragua at the age of 14.  He spoke no English (except two words: “Bud Powell”) but quickly...
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Dafnis Prieto Big Band Fundraising Campaign

Inspired to make his biggest statement yet, Dafnis Prieto is thrilled to embark on a new musical adventure with his new recording, Tribute — his first...
Tribute to Bebo & Chico - Motema

Tribute to Bebo & Chico by Arturo O’Farrill & Chucho Valdés

Arturo O'Farrill & Chucho Valdés Celebrate Family on Collaborative Album, Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico Multi-Generational Project Pays Homage to Late Patriarchs Bebo Valdés...
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Javier Colina & Chano Domínguez Release “Chano & Colina”

There are bonds that cannot be broken. Brotherhood and musical understanding are two such bonds. Pianist Chano Dominguez and bassist Javier Colina grew up...

The Offense of the Drum Wins Grammy

Harlem, NY -- Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -- The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance is thrilled to announce the GRAMMY® win for Arturo O'Farrill and...
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Saxophonist/composer Miguel Zenón releases new single: Milagrosa

Grammy-nominated saxophonist and composer Miguel Zenón will release the single Milagrosa featuring Zenón and the Chicago-based internationally renowned Spektral Quartet on August 10, 2018....

Fabian Almazán Live at Jazz Standard in NYC

Cuban-born American pianist and composer Fabian Almazan just released his new album Rhizome through Blue Note/ArtistShare. Almazan will celebrate the release with an engagement...

Paquito D’Rivera Presents: Jazz Meets The Classics

Jazz Meets The Classics by Paquito D'Rivera The border between classical and jazz music has always been a fluid one, with composers from each camp...

Honoring and Remembering one of the Greatest Latin Jazz Musicians: “El Comandante” Mario Rivera

WHO: The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance presents GRAMMY winners Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra...

A Tribute to Carlos Garnett at the Panama Jazz Festival 2012

Report by Oscar Montagut Bogota, Colombia – January, 2012 For nine consecutive years the Danilo Perez Foundation has celebrated the Panama Jazz Festival with the best...

Danilo Pérez: Camino de Cruces – A World Premiere in Toronto

"This piece is based on my concept called three-dimensional music that combines jazz, Pan-American folklore, and classical music. It has melodic references to traditional...

What’s Up in Toronto (GTA) in August

World Music Festival 2014 - Jazz FM91 - Hugh's Room (August 5 - 9) JAZZ.FM91's World Music Festival takes over the Hugh's Room stage for...

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