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Ernesto Vega: Tradition and Beyond

Ernesto Vega: Tradition and Beyond

All that is unusual and unexpected about this recording – even before you get to listen to a note of it – is encapsulated...
El Comité - Cuban Groove

Presenting El Comité (Cuban Groove)

Here are at least 7 good reasons to listen to El Comité: Harold López-Nussa, piano, keyboards; Rolando Luna, piano, keyboards; Rodney Barreto, drums; Yaroldy...
Best Albums of 2018 part 2

Best Recordings of 2018 – Part 2

2018 was a very prolific year in terms of music being released. It was a year of excellency, in terms of great new music...
Gastón Joya: Mama Ina

Gastón Joya: Mama Ina

A fierce energy leaps out of the opening notes of Mama Ina, the exquisitely-crafted debut album by the prodigiously-gifted bassist Gastón Joya. It is...
Harold López-Nussa - Un Día Cualquiera

Harold López-Nussa: Un Día Cualquiera

Harold López-Nussa is a dynasty not only in Cuba, and ever since Ninety Miles (Concord, 2011), a recording that was facilitated by vibraphonist Stefon...
Harold López-Nussa Trio

Harold López-Nussa Releases “Un Día Cualquiera”

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a...
Daymé Arocena - Cubafonía

Daymé Arocena: Cubafonía

The rise and rise of Daymé Arocena is quite the Cinderella story, sans the proverbial ‘glass slipper’. She performed for some time in Joaquin...

Chucho Valdés, Joe Lovano Quintet at Koerner Hall in Toronto

2016-2017 Season, The Royal Conservatory, Jazz, Piano, Music Mix Concerts Chucho Valdés, Joe Lovano Quintet DATE: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | TIME: 8:00 pm PRICE: Starting at...

Chucho Valdés: Tribute to Irakere

In 2010 the BBC Library released tapes of a 1995 Irakere concert in London. Imprinted on record by the Beeb three years after the...

Harold López-Nussa: New Day

To perceive the new proclivities of the Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa is to trace his seemingly mystical and musical voyage unto the recording he...

Harold López-Nussa Releases “New Day”

With his roots in both Cuba and France, this thrilling young pianist displays an impressive maturity, which at merely thirty years old, will no...

Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers Live at Soka University

Cuba's foremost pianist Chucho Valdés - winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards - has developed a brand new repertoire. Boasting...

Alfredo Rodriguez: Sounds of Space

The artistic goldmine that is Cuba continues to give up its riches. Even before Machito was “discovered” by Dizzy Gillespie (and much later, Gonzalo...