The Latin Side of Jazz · Episode 23

The Latin Side of Jazz is a curated playlist that showcases selected tracks from the best Latin jazz, Cuban, Brasilian, Flamenco, Ibero-American, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latin jazz music. We include well-known, established artists and new artists who are getting attention and global recognition.

Featured photo: From the cover of the album “Hilario Durán and David Virelles: Front Street Duets”

  • Track 1: “Guajira for Two Pianos” – Hilario Durán, David Virelles – From the album Front Street Duets (2022)
  • Track 2: “Samba Novo” – Duduka Da Fonseca Quarteto Universal – From the album Yes!!! (2022)
  • Track 3: “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” – Joe McCarthy’s New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band – From the album The Pan American Nutcracker Suite (2022)
  • Track 4: “El Merenguero” – Néstor Torres, Corey Allen – From the album Dominican Suite (2022)
  • Track 5: “Melancia” – Alex Acuña feat. Otmaro Ruiz, John Peña, Lorenzo Ferrero, Ramón Stagnaro & Diana Acuña – From the album Gifts (2022)
  • Track 6: “Verdad Amarga” – Claudia Acuña, Russell Malone – From the album DUO (2022)
  • Track 7: “Hora Decubitus” – Conrad Herwig – From the album The Latin Side of Mingus (2022)
  • Track 8: “La Buena Vibra” – Adrian Brandeis feat. Horacio “El Negro” Hernández – From the album Siempre Más Allá (2022)
  • Track 9: “Meva Festa” – Laurent Coulondre – From the album Meva Festa (2022)
  • Track 10: “Los Tres Golpes” – Roxana Amed feat. Chucho Valdés – From the album Unánime (2022)
  • Track 11: “Nothing Personal” – Tony Rosa’s Afrojazz – From the album ‘Bout Time (2022)
  • Track 12: “Renaissance” – Louis Matute Large Ensemble – From the album Our Folklore (2022)
  • Track 13: “Cantiga” – Josemi Carmona, Javier Colina, Bandolero – From the album Vida (2022)
Danilo Navas
Danilo Navas
Founder, Editor, Webmaster: Latin Jazz Network, World Music Report, Toronto Music Report. A passionate and committed communicator with a sensibility for the arts based in Toronto, Canada.

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