Monday, October 19, 2020
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...

Miguel de León: Malandro

We have always known that Miguel de León can sing with equal facility in both Spanish and...
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...
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...
Pablo Ablanedo: Chistreza

Pablo Ablanedo: Chistreza

Featured Album · Editor’s Pick The most remarkable aspect of the music of...
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...
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...
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...
Aruán Ortíz with Andrew Cyrille and Mauricio Herrera - Inside Rhythmic Falls

Aruán Ortíz with Andrew Cyrille and Mauricio Herrera: Inside Rhythmic Falls

The culture of the Caribbean – entrenched, as it is in the indigenous populations of the various...
Adrien Brandeis - Meetings

Adrien Brandeis: Meetings

The young pianist Adrien Brandeis has taken an extraordinarily challenging step on Meetings, which is just his...
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...
The John Santos Sextet - Art of the Descarga

The John Santos Sextet: Art of the Descarga

Featured Album · Editor’s Pick The singular scholarship of John Santos has never...