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Dafnis Prieto Featuring Luciana Souza: Cantar

With the spectacularly intriguing album Cantar the drummer, composer, pedagogue and – now in one fell swoop...

Rafael Zaldivar: Rumba

The inimitable pianist, Rafael Zaldivar – like almost every Afro-Cuban musician – has never really left his...

Spanish Harlem Orchestra: Imágenes Latinas

Oscar Hernández and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra have set the bar so high for the kind...

Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Aymée Nuviola: Live in Marciac

There is not too much music that can stir the soul like Afro-Cuban music – especially the...

Joy Lapps: Girl in the Yard

The ubiquitous Trinidadian – and, in Toronto, pan-Caribbean – Instrument: the steelpan has never sounded so exquisite...

Luis Deniz: El Tinajón

The alto saxophonist Luis Deniz may have been a relatively late Cuban arrival in Canada, descending upon...

Azymuth: Telecommunications

This album, Telecommunications, is one of the most iconic recordings by Azymuth, the ineffably funky Brasilian trio....

Patato & Totico: A Seminal Recording

1968 saw the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy; black athletes staged a silent...

Carlos Averhoff Jr: Together

Carlos Averhoff Jr. may certainly be forgiven for having waited to make his best album ever –...

Chucho Valdés & Paquito D’Rivera Reunion Sextet: I Missed You Too!

The longevity and the durability of the musical relationship between Paquito D’Rivera and Chucho Valdés give a...

Hugo Cruz and Caminos: Punto de Partida

There is an infectious effervescence about the music on Punto de Partida by Hugo Cruz and Caminos,...

Rique Pantoja: Live in Los Angeles

The West Coast of the United States has had a rather long – and celebrated – association...

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