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CArolina Calvache: Sotareño

Carolina Calvache: Sotareño

Editor's Pick · Featured Album The elegant pianistic urgings—whether in consonant or in dissonant harmony—at the delicate hand of the Colombian-born Carolina Calvache are much...

Carolina Calvache Releases “Sotareño”

The rhythms of Latin America have been familiar to jazz since the music’s inception. The “Spanish tinge” has become more than just that over...

Paoli Mejias: Jazzambia

On this earthy and emotionally charged record, Jazzambia (2008), percussionist Paoli Mejias may appear to be showcasing his skills, but in actual fact, he is doing much more than that. He is actually setting out to draw a not-so-tenuous rhythmic line between the music of Africa and of Puerto Rico. In his own very personal vision of Puerto Rico the glue that binds this is European [...]