Tag: Jerry González

The Latin Side of Jazz – May 8, 2022

The Latin Side of Jazz is a curated weekly playlist that showcases selected tracks from the best...

The John Santos Sextet: Art of the Descarga

The singular scholarship of John Santos has never been in any doubt. Though the Introduction to Art...

Marlon Simon: The Music of Marlon Simon

Essential Albums Revisited***** It took a while for Marlon Simon to launch his celebrated career as a leader...

The John Santos Sextet to Release New Album

Built on the Afro-Caribbean past, forged by visionaries such as John Santos and his comrades, and steeled...

RIP Andy González (January 1, 1951 – April 9, 2020)

* Andy González (January 1, 1951, The Bronx, New York – April 9, 2020) was a New...

Patato: Masterpiece

Arguably the greatest Afro-Cuban percussionist that ever lived (bar Tata Güines, perhaps), Carlos “Patato” Valdés is, also...

Remembering Jerry González on his 70th Birthday

Not long ago, I was interviewing two important contributors to the world of American music and letters...

José San Martín Presents: Tocador

Tocador comprises repertoire culled from the music of the Uruguayan drummer and percussion colourist, José San Martín...

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