The Latin Side of Jazz – May 8, 2022

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

Artist / Track / Album / Country

  1. Berta Moreno / Karibu / Tumaini / Spain, USA
  2. Jerry González & Miguel Blanco Big Band / Agüeybaná / A Tribute to the Fort Apache Band / Puerto Rico, USA, Spain
  3. Dany Noel / Nueva Fé / Intercambio / Cuba, Spain, Chile
  4. Trívia feat. Gustavo Godoy / Mambo Influenciado / Trívia – Ao Vivo No Brincante / Brasil
  5. The LA Big Band & Anibal Seminario feat. Babak Amini / Paso #4 / On the Way: The Dream of Chris Pappas / USA, Peru
  6. Raquel Cepeda / Moliendo Café / Passion – Latin Jazz / Venezuela, USA
  7. Poncho Sánchez / The Feeling of Jazz / Trane’s Delight / USA
  8. Manteca Blue & The Latin Corner feat. Daymé Arocena, Pablo Watusi, Alexis Play, La Mambanegra / Gracias / Single Track / Colombia, Cuba
  9. Èlia Bastida, Scott Hamilton & Joan Chamorro Trio / Lobo Bobo / Èlia Bastida Meets Scott Hamilton & Joan Chamorro Trio / Spain
  10. Charlie Sepúlveda & The Turnaround feat. Randy Brecker / Liberty / This is Latin Jazz (Live) / Puerto Rico, USA
  11. Ibrahim Maalouf feat. Roberto Fonseca / Gebrayel / S3NS / France, Lebanon, Cuba
  12. Pedro Pablo Cuban Jazz Sextet / Tumbao No. 5 / Charangueando en Jazz / Cuba
  13. Edmar Castañeda & Gregoire Maret / Our Spanish Love Song / Harp vs. Harp / Colombia, Switzerland, USA

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Curated Playlist: The Latin Side of Jazz – May 8, 2022

Featured photo: from the album cover “Jerry González & Miguel Blanco Big Band – A Tribute to the Fort Apache Band”

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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