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Dafnis Prieto Big Band: ‘Danzonish Potpourri’

"That Dafnis Prieto has undertaken an epic musical voyage is clear from the music on this disc. Back to the Sunset, is the culmination...
Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Dafnis Prieto To Make Historic Return To Cuba in 2019

Continuing Banner Year in 2018/19, Dafnis Prieto Big Band Earns Grammy Nomination 2018/19 is shaping up to be an extraordinary year for Cuban-born drummer, composer,...
Back to the Sunset - Dafnis Prieto Big Band

Dafnis Prieto Big Band: Back to the Sunset

That Dafnis Prieto has undertaken an epic musical voyage is clear from the music on this disc. Back to the Sunset, is the culmination...
Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Of the many – and often chameleonic – ways to describe the music of Dafnis Prieto the word “questing” comes to mind most often...
A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

Drumming is as universal and personal as life itself. This book comes from a great sense of passion and love – a “love story”...
Dafnis Prieto

Artist Profile: Dafnis Prieto

Dafnis Prieto hails from Santa Clara, Cuba. His revolutionary drumming techniques and compositions have had a powerful impact on the Latin and Jazz music...
Dafnis Prieto: To the Sunset… and Beyond

Back To The Sunset With The Dafnis Prieto Big Band

Dafnison Music To Release Dafnis Prieto Big Band's Debut Album, Back To The Sunset, April 6, 2018, At The Label's 10th Anniversary Inspired to make...
Nuevo Jazz Latino

Nuevo Jazz Latino is Back at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Back by extremely popular demand, Nuevo Jazz Latino returns to The Appel Room Friday, November 3, 2017  and Saturday, November 4, 2017. 7:00 and 9:30...
Roberto Occhipinti - Stabilimento

Roberto Occhipinti: Stabilimento

The powerful, sinuous pizzicato of Roberto Occhipinti has bellowed from the depths of Jane Bunnett’s and Hilario Durán’s bands for several decades. During that...

Dafnis Prieto Big Band Fundraising Campaign

Inspired to make his biggest statement yet, Dafnis Prieto is thrilled to embark on a new musical adventure with his new recording, Tribute — his first...
Stefano Bollano Trio

Stefano Bollani Trio At Koerner Hall

TD Jazz: The Art of the Trio Concert Series The Royal Conservatory of Music featured the Stefano Bollani Trio & the Roberto Occhipinti Trio on...

Stefano Bollani Trio & Roberto Occhipinti Trio at Koerner Hall

2016-2017 Season, The Royal Conservatory, Jazz, TD Jazz: The Art of the Trio Stefano Bollani Trio & Roberto Occhipinti Trio DATE: Friday, November 18, 2016 |...

Iván “Melón” Lewis: Ayer y Hoy

Iván “Melón” Lewis leapt to attention in a single bound backing up the wonderful singer, Buika, and ever since then he has been unfolding...
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - Cuba The Conversation Continues

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 is Elio Villafranca’s suite, Cinque which was...

Doug Beavers: Titanes del Trombón

The Battle has begun, the Battle of… Titans! The Grammy Award winner Doug Beavers brings us his exquisite, new album, Titanes del Trombón, a tremendous...

Dafnis Prieto On “Triangles and Circles”

Dafnis Prieto - Biography A classically trained musician who absorbed from an early age the multifaceted percussive traditions of his native Cuba, Prieto transposes elements...
Dafnis Prieto Sextet - Triangles and Circles

Dafnis Prieto Sextet: Triangles and Circles

It is rare indeed to find drummers who can think like pianists; even rarer to find one that thinks like a saxophonist, a trumpeter,...

Michel Camilo: From Out of the Tumult

Santo Domingo de Guzmán stretches languidly along the Southern Coast of Dominican Republic, awash with the foam and salty breath of the Caribbean Sea....

Paquito Hechavarría: Frankly

This album by the late pianist Paquito Hechavarría, Frankly was recorded in 2007 and released in 2009. Although it has been in circulation for just...

“Nuevo Jazz Latino” at JALC in NYC

On the evenings of Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader Elio Villafranca hosted what he qualified as "an...