Tag: Gabriel Alegria

Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet: Diablo en Brooklyn

Ever since the formation of his now long standing sextet, Gabriel Alegría has used his well-drilled cohort...

Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet: 10

A decade ago Gabriel Alegría called upon his drummer-friend, Hugo Alcázar, to make a record where the...

Daniel Susnjar: Su Su Nje

Despite the curious sounding titles—a mixture of Spanish and English—obviously in an attempt to try conjure up...

Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet: Ciudad de los Reyes

“Once again this exciting ensemble does a star turn as it brings to life the wild and burgeoning rhythm of the...

Chilcano – Madera Corazón (Saponegro Records 2011)

Trumpeter Gabriel Alegría’s first album to attract attention was the sensational Nuevo Mundo, which featured his seminal sextet, an ensemble that included one of the greatest living Peruvian musical masters, Freddy “Huevito” Lobaton, a percussionist whose genius is every bit the equal to that other great Latin American, Nana Vasconscelos of Brazil. The personnel in that ensemble—with a change of bassist—produced another startling album, Pucusana [...]

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: 40 Acres and a Burro

There may be a tongue-in-cheek aspect to Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s album, 40...

Gabriel Alegria: Nuevo Mundo

Every once in awhile there comes a musician who, when playing his or her chosen instrument, seems...

Tutuma Social Club · Afro-Peruvian Jazz in NYC

According to theperuguide.com "Peñas are music clubs that offer folkloric music shows, in particular Afro Peruvian and...

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