Tag: Chano Pozo

Raúl Gutiérrez Cuban Big Bands: Prado… Vive! & Son Elegante

The Santiago, Chile-born Raúl Gutiérrez has been a frequent traveller to Havana, where he's been imbued with...

Eduardo Sandoval: Caminos Abiertos

The trombone should not really be considered a relatively unfamiliar instrument in Cuban music. After all the...

Cal Tjader: The Very Best of the Concord Years

These recordings have captured the vibraphone artistry of Cal Tjader in what was to become the last...

Trevor Salloum and Planet Drum

While being interviewed after he was rediscovered by Andy Garcia, the bassist Cachao let it slip that even the great Dizzy Gillespie didn’t always have his rhythmic chops right when he first stirred Afro-Cuban music into the grand design of bebop.

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Cuba – The Conversation Continues

The year 2015 has seen two monumental musical works where Afro-Caribbean music collides with Jazz: The first...

Afro-Cuban Jazz & Beyond: Durán & Berroa

Afro-Cuban Jazz & Beyond Hilario Durán & Ignacio Berroa Chris Mitchell, Jorge Luis Torres and Roberto Occhipinti *Canadian Summer Tour...

Chico O’Farrill: The Afro-Cuban Jazz Suites 1 and 2

Arturo “Chico” O’Farrill, who was born in Cuba in 1921, decided to follow family tradition and enter...

Tito Puente: Quatro – The Definitive Collection

Tito Puente, “El Rey del timbal” was almost singlehandedly responsible for bringing Cuban son, mambo and cha-cha-cha into the ballrooms and...

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