Monday, October 19, 2020

Arturo Stable: Dos y Más and Cuban Crosshatching – Part 1

Arturo Stable Presents a Concert in two parts, featuring Dos y Más Leonard Nimoy Thalia, New York City - Saturday, January 12, 2013 Part 1 of...

Two Lessons in Ingenuity: Alfredo Rodríguez Trio & Tiempo Libre

“Rodríguez came to the world of modern music via Havana, Cuba. At that time his life, by his own...
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Jane Bunnett: The Spirits Were Dancing In The Flesh

Concert Review: Jane Bunnett with special guest Chucho Valdés Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Koerner Hall, Toronto Notes were fluttering out of the bell of the...

Choronto! An evening with Hendrik Meurkens

Hendrik Meurkens is listening to music. His keen ears are multi-tasking as he engages in a conversation with LJN Editor Danilo Navas, who is...

2012 Carolina International Jazz Fest Report

The theme for the 8th edition of the Carolina International Jazz Festival was "Carolina Swings". Report and Photographs by Wilbert Sostre There are two definitions in...

2012 TD Toronto Jazz Fest – Report by Paul J. Youngman

Jazz Time 10/4 Time; finding time to take in the myriad of musical shows, from Mainstage, to back alley bars and out of the way...
George Benson at the TD Toronto Jazz Fest 2012

#TOJazzFest2012: George Benson

At the ripe age of 69, Mr. George Benson is not slowing down. He's still at his best, showing why he is first and...

2012 Ponce International Jazz Festival

The first edition of the Ponce International Jazz Festival, organized by Wanda Borrero and the radio station Vid 90.3, was a success. Three days...

Luciana Souza & Romero Lubambo in Toronto

An Affair to Remember Concert Review: Luciana Souza & Romero Lubambo By Raul da Gama No matter where in the world you come from or live, the...

2012 Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest: Review

Thursday, March 29, 2012 The 22nd edition of the Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Fest started exactly at 8pm Thursday, March 29. (Usually this fest takes...

Chucho Valdes at the NJPAC: Concert Review

The New Jersey Performing Arts Centre Presents Chucho Valdés and the Afro Cuban Messengers The Hiromo Trio Project Performance Review By Thomas Peña On Sunday, January 21st the...

Puerto Rico Jazz Jam 2012

Review and photographs by Wilbert Sostre Friday, January 27 It was an exciting opening night for the third edition of the Puerto Rico Jazz Jam, an...

Andy and Jerry’s: A Tribute to the González Brothers

ARTURO O’ FARRILL AND THE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA ANDY AND JERRY’S: A TRIBUTE TO THE GONZALEZ BROTHERS PETER NORTON SYMPHONY SPACE, NEW YORK OCTOBER 14 AND...

The Big Band Bogota at Jazz al Parque JazzFest

The Big Band Bogota 2011, A Road to Explore Colombian Jazz For two consecutive years IDARTES (District Institute for Arts in Bogota) has presented the...

“Salsa al Parque” Festival 2011 – A Tribute to the Magical Joe Arroyo

Last weekend Bogotá, the Colombian capital, celebrated another edition of Salsa al Parque, one of the biggest salsa festivals in Latin America. This is...

The Paul Austerlitz Quartet – Live at The Stone

THE PAUL AUSTERLITZ QUARTET LIVE AT THE STONE, NEW YORK CITY SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2011 Performance Review by Tomas Peña On Sunday March 29, Paul Austerlitz and his...

Favorite Sons of Cuba and New Orleans explore the common roots of Jazz /...

Arturo O’ Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest Donald Harrison Jr. at Symphony Space, Saturday February 26, 2011 Performance Review by...

Chucho Valdés & the Afro Cuban Messengers Live at Lincoln Center

Maestro Chucho Valdés and the Afro Cuban Messengers performed to a full-house at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room. The show was part of the institution's Afro-Cuban celebration, which served to promote cultural and artistic exchange between American and Cuban jazz musicians and culminated in a series of events in Havana, Cuba and New York City [...]

Hilario Durán celebrates 35 years of musical career at the Royal Theatre in Toronto

Pianists abound in the Island of Cuba. Excellent pianists indeed, but only a selected group meet the high standards of virtuosity. Hilario Luis Durán...

Jane Bunnett and The Cuban Piano Masters at Koerner Hall

This unique musical group was first conceived in Havana, Cuba in 1992 at the National Theatre with the great Cuban pianists José María Vitier and the late Frank Emilio. It was brought to fruition in Canada in 1993 with a ground-breaking concert at the Glenn Gould Theatre (CBC) and became Jane Bunnett's recording debut for EMI/Bluenote [...]