video

La Guitarra Vuela: Soñando A Paco

La Guitarra Vuela: Soñando a Paco de Lucía Flight of the Guitar: Dreaming of Paco De Lucía Following the death of Spanish musical legend Paco de...
Eduardo Sandoval: Caminos Abiertos

Eduardo Sandoval: Caminos Abiertos

The trombone should not really be considered a relatively unfamiliar instrument in Cuban music. After all the proximity of African-centric cultures between Havana and...
Lázaro Valdés y Jazz Son: La Malagueña

Lázaro Valdés y Son Jazz: La Malagueña

Lázaro Valdés is a pianist of prodigious beginnings and of considerable musical pedigree. Although he played with an array of big bands, including one...
Yissy & Bandancha: Última Noticia

Yissy & Bandancha: Última Noticia

Yissy García was one of the girls who were brought out of Cuba by the renowned soprano saxophonist and flutist “Havana” Jane Bunnett to...
Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Corina Bartra & The Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra: Uniting Beats

Part of the reason why this music is so compelling is certainly due to the splendid accord with which this ensemble reads these arrangements,...
Brenda Navarrete - Mi Mundo

Brenda Navarrete Presents: Mi Mundo

The Afro-Cuban percussionist and singer, Brenda Navarrete is one of the best-kept secrets of her generation. However, now, thanks to producer extraordinaire and Alma...
Bobby Carcassés Y AfroJazz: Blues Con Montuno

Bobby Carcassés Y AfroJazz: Blues Con Montuno

For the many lovers of music, who often tend to forget about the treasures we have among us, here’s a timely reminder from one...
Brenda Hopkins Miranda: Puentes

Brenda Hopkins Miranda: Puentes

The black and white cover of this disc by pianist Brenda Hopkins Miranda is a perfect entrée into the music of Puentes as it...

Emilie-Claire Barlow at Koerner Hall – Dec 17, 2017

A Class Act Another first for me, a Christmas holiday show to see a Canadian jazz chanteuse. A debut concert at the Royal Conservatory in...
Despertando-Diego-Pinera

Diego Pinera Presenta: Despertando

In his remarkable 2018 album, Despertando the drummer Diego Pinera has shifted his sights slightly to more tradition-based repertoire. However, it is impossible to...
Colette Michaan: Heaven and Earth-Cielo y Tierra

Colette Michaan: Heaven and Earth-Cielo y Tierra

In a world – sadly – dominated by male musicians, the flutist Colette Michaan gets much less respect than she deserves. One wonders, however,...
Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Septet

Eddie Palmieri Celebrates 80th Birthday in Toronto

As part of his 80th Birthday Celebration Tour, Piano Master Eddie Palmieri came to Toronto with his Latin Jazz Septet. It was actually a...
Mervon Mehta with Alfredo Rodriguez and Danilo Perez

Alfredo Rodriguez and Danilo Pérez: The Poetry of Feeling Comes to Town

Alfredo Rodriguez ambles onto stage, but that’s all the ‘ambling’ he would do for the rest of the night. Once he sits at the...
Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves - Outra Coisa

Anat Cohen & Marcello Gonçalves: Outra Coisa

You cannot call yourself Brasilian if you don’t know your Moacir Santos. The clarinetist turned soprano, alto, tenor and (when the music demanded it)...
Amhed Mitchel - Naciente

Amhed Mitchel Presents: Naciente

If you’re not a Cuban musician living in Toronto chances are you might not have heard a great deal about Amhed Mitchel. But that...
Chords for Chordoma Jazz at the Lyric

Chords for Chordoma Jazz At The Lyric – Concert Review

A Magnificent Night of Jazz for Cancer Research, as it was billed, the Chords for Chordoma Jazz at the Lyric Pan-American Jazz event was...
Miguel de Armas Quartet: What's to Come

Miguel de Armas Quartet: What’s to Come

The pianist Miguel de Armas is blessed with a magnificent tumbao and he uses it to great effect on What’s to Come. But if...
Pablo Ziegler: Jazz Tango

Pablo Ziegler Trio: Jazz Tango

Unlike the tango, which – as a dance form – has a relatively clear, almost mathematical definition, there are really no words that can...
Eva Cortés Crossing Borders

Eva Cortés: Crossing Borders

Although the release of Crossing Borders by Eva Cortés comes just two years after In Bloom appeared on Truth Revolution Records, it feels like...
El Eco with Guillermo Nojechowicz

El Eco with Guillermo Nojechowicz: Puerto de Buenos Aires 1933

The misty nature of this meditative, multi-layered music by Guillermo Nojechowicz on Puerto de Buenos Aires is most awe-inspiring. Moreover despite using palpably Argentinean...
10,183FansLike
40FollowersFollow
354FollowersFollow
1,572FollowersFollow
31,439FollowersFollow

LATEST NEWS

UPCOMING EVENTS

FEATURED VIDEOS

ARTIST PROFILES

MOST POPULAR POSTS