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Omar Sosa – Eggun: The Afri-Lectric Experience

Omar Sosa is an extraordinary musician embodying both the magical virtuosity of musicianship and its soulful roots all in one. Actually one could not...

Arturo O’Farrill and the ALJO present East Meet West featuring John Santos

The Orchestra paid tribute to their West Coast brethren through the music of West Coast musicians...

John Santos: Filosofia Caribeña 2 Fundraising Campaign

Filosofía Caribeña 2 is the culmination of a recording/performance project begun in 2010 that resulted in major performances in 2011 at the Smithsonian in...

Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents: East Meets West

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents: East Meets West February 1 & 2 at Symphony Space Program to Feature GRAMMY® Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Directed...

John Santos & his Sextet in Concert at Piedmont Piano

Please join us for An Elegant Evening of Original Compositions by five-time Grammy nominee John Santos & his Sextet Dr. John Calloway - flute, piano,...

Grammy Travesty Continues: John Santos

Grammy Travesty Continues by John Santos - 1/27/12 Well, it's that time of year again - Grammy fever. CBS ramps it up with a constant barrage...
The John Santos Sextet - Filosofia Caribeña Vol 1

John Santos Sextet: Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1

John Santos wants to draw attention to the virtually institutionalized segregation between Afro-American and Afro-Caribbean communities. He has always been painfully aware of this and condemns it in more ways than one. The most damning condemnation of it is his daunting experiments to unify the two communities through the most extraordinary cultural collision: and that is through Filosofía Caribeña, Vol. 1. (Machete Records - 2011), a superb [...]

Mike Marshall – An Adventure 1999—2009 (Adventure Music – 2010)

Few musicians deserve a retrospective more richly than the mandolin player, Mike Marshall. The ground-breaking, genre defying instrumentalist and composer has melded his prodigious skills with musicians as far removed as David Grisman and Darol Anger, Bela Fleck and Caterina Lichtenberg… to where his heart lies most comfortably and gracefully, with Brasilian musicians such as Hamilton de Holanda and Hermeto Pascoal. Marshall’s career has spanned [...]

Kristina – Offshore Echoes (Patois Records 2009)

A female vocalist with a low vocal spectrum is not supposed to sound as joyful as Kristina does on Offshore Echoes. And she sounds joyful no matter what she sings. Many singers would sound solemn. However, Kristina, being the wonderful practitioner of the vocal arts that she is gives a fine account of herself. Not only is she a versatile vocalist [...]