Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Adrien Brandeis - Meetings

Adrien Brandeis: Meetings

The young pianist Adrien Brandeis has taken an extraordinarily challenging step on Meetings, which is just his...
Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Aymée Nuviola - Viento y Tiempo

Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola: Viento Y Tiempo – Live at Blue Note Tokyo

The African Diaspora spread rather evenly throughout the Caribbean and it is manifest in many aspects...
Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble - The New Immigrant Experience

Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble: The New Immigrant Experience

During the course of your mission as a music critic you might come across numerous recordings that...
Tony Succar & Pablo Gil: Raices Jazz Orchestra

Tony Succar & Pablo Gil: Raíces Jazz Orchestra

Featured Album · Editor’s Pick A big band project with Tony Succar and...
Marlon SImon: The Music of Marlon SImon

Marlon Simon: The Music of Marlon Simon

Essential Albums Revisited It took a while for Marlon Simon to launch his...

Miguel de León: Malandro

We have always known that Miguel de León can sing with equal facility in both Spanish and...
Duduka Da Fonseca & Helio Alves - Samba Jazz & Tom Jobim

Duduka Da Fonseca & Helio Alves ft. Maucha Adnet: Samba Jazz and Tom Jobim

Thanks in large part to the inimitable drummer Duduka Da Fonseca and Family Adnet, the music of...
Hermeto Pascoal - Hermeto's Universe

The Norwegian Wind Ensemble conducted by Steffen Schorn, featuring Hermeto Pascoal, Marcio Bahia &...

In matters of art – poetry, drama, music and painting – the “timelessness” of the art in...

Antonio Adolfo: BruMa – Celebrating Milton Nascimento

Milton Nascimento remains one of the greatest musicians to come out of that country. He is revered...
Brian Andres Trio Latino: Mayan Suite

Brian Andres Trio Latino: Mayan Suite

It is not easy – by any stretch of imagination – for a drummer to restrain his...
Samuel Torres: Alegria

Samuel Torres: Alegría

Featured Album · Editor's Pick In a world...
Gabriel Chakarji: New Beginnings

Gabriel Chakarji: New Beginning

The legendary Totó La Momposina, a musician of Afro-Colombian and Indigenous descent is at pains to tell...
Quatro - Music by John Finbury

Quatro: Music by John Finbury

John Finbury has long since displayed a prodigious gift for musicianship in all its forms – not...
Mart'nália Canta Vinicius de Moraes

Mart’nália Canta Vinicius de Moraes

Featured Album · Editor's Pick Mart’nália sings in a voice like seda crua...
Duende Libra: The Dance She Spoke

Duende Libre: The Dance She Spoke

Mother Africa – and everything that makes her ineffably beautiful – has probably never been as alive...
Edson Natale: Âmbar - Os Afluentes da Música

Edson Natale: Âmbar – Os Afluentes da Música

It doesn’t take much any longer – not after Jurassic Park – to imagine how amber could...
Spanish Harlem Orchestra: The Latin Jazz Project

Spanish Harlem Orchestra: The Latin Jazz Project

Featured Album · Editor's Pick In the nearly two decades of its existence, the...
Mafalda Minnozzi - Sensorial - Portraits in Bossa & Jazz

Mafalda Minnozzi: Sensorial [Portraits in Bossa and Jazz]

Editor's Pick · Featured Album It is rare – very rare indeed – that a foreigner singing Brasilian music in the native Portuguese language could...
Francesco Cataldo - Giulia

Francesco Cataldo: Giulia

The pairing of a piano and a guitar – though not so rare in popular music of any style – makes for unusual and...
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Arturo O’Farrill | The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Four Questions

Editor's Pick · Featured Album To say that the art of Arturo O’Farrill is “fascinating” would be telling only part of his story, for Mr...