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...

New Release by The Bad Plus: Inevitable Western

The Bad Plus — bassist Reid Anderson, pianist Ethan Iverson, and drummer David King — have a well-earned reputation for pushing the limits on...

New African Jazz and Soul Inspired by Vocalist Somi’s Journey to Nigeria

Somi Breaks New Ground On Her Major Label Debut: The Lagos Music Salon - New African Jazz and Soul Inspired By A Journey To Lagos,...

Bebo Valdés: Giant of Afro-Cuban Music

The National Jazz Museum Celebrates Bebo Valdés Bebo Valdés Exhibit - National Jazz Museum in Harlem September 16th Opening - Screening & Listening Sessions The National Jazz...

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...

Benjamin Lapidus: New Album

World-renowned Cuban tres and guitar virtuoso Benjamin Lapidus and his new group Kari-B3 release his long awaited 7th Latin jazz recording and 8th as...

Leo Gandelman Releases “Música de Fronteira”

Since the last decades of the nineteenth century, from the rise of Choro and authors such as Ernesto Nazareth, a musical territory began to...

Gian-Carla Tisera Releases “Nora La Bella”

Bolivian Vocalist Gian-Carla Tisera Releases "Nora la Bella," August 19 - Showcases Operatic Roots and Creates Latin American Folklore and Jazz Inspired Album Stream Tracks From...

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

The Cuban Connection Continues Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett once again brings...

Minton’s Presents: Jazz At The Crossroads

Jazz At The Crossroads "The Dance Of Eleggua", a festival celebrating Harlem as the point of contact between roots music, the avant-garde, Latin...

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...

Alfredo Rodriguez – The Invasion Parade

Cuban Pianist Alfredo Rodríguez Reflects on Memories of Home with New Album, The Invasion Parade. Available March 4 on Mack Avenue Records. Co-Produced by...

Danilo Pérez “Panama 500” To Be Released in February 2014

In 1513, Spanish explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa crossed the Isthmus of Panama, becoming the first European to reach the Pacific Ocean and founding...

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...

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet Releases New Album

Five-Time Grammy Nominee Trombonist/Composer Wayne Wallace Revamps Traditional Cuban and Caribbean Sounds with Latin Jazz/Jazz Latin Featuring Percussion Greats Pete Escovedo and Michael Spiro...

Michel Camilo Releases Solo Piano Album: What’s Up?

11-Track Project Spotlights a Collection of Originals, Latin and Jazz Standards OKeh releases GRAMMY®, Emmy®, and Latin GRAMMY® Award winning pianist and composer Michel Camilo's...

Lulaworld 2013 – Lula’s Latin Soul

Lulaworld 2013 - Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre May 10 to 31: 16 Concerts! 5 CD Releases! More than 120 artists representing more...

Pete Escovedo – Live from Stern Grove Festival

“What’s up, San Francisco? Are you ready to have a good time?” asks timbales player and band leader Pete Escovedo at the beginning of...
Christian Scott, Stefon Harris, David Sanchez - Ninety Miles

Ninety Miles Live At Cubadisco

Perhaps better than any politician or diplomat, musicians - especially jazz musicians, whose craft is in many ways an improvised form of communication -...

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