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Bill O’Connell and the Latin Jazz All-Stars: Heart Beat

Through the years Bill O'Connell reading of Latin-Jazz has been characterised as music that is typically measured and full-bodied, freighted with meaning. This recording...

#SJZSummerFest: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

Live in Concert at the Kaiser Permanente Main Stage - #SJZSummerFest I’ve been listening and dancing to Eddie Palmieri’s music for more years than I...

Doug Beavers: Titanes del Trombón

The Battle has begun, the Battle of… Titans! The Grammy Award winner Doug Beavers brings us his exquisite, new album, Titanes del Trombón, a tremendous...

Eddie Palmieri Brings Down The House at Koerner Hall in Toronto

There is something very special about sharing a moment in time and space with a legend, an artist –a consummate musician- who has transcended...

Eddie Palmieri at the 92nd Street Y Festival

Day 1 of the 92nd Street Y’s Latin on Lex Jazz Festival featured nine-time Grammy Award winner, NEA Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri and his Afro...

Eva Cortés Releases New Album

Honduran/Spanish Artist Eva Cortés Releases NEW JAZZ RECORD For The First Time in America. EVA CORTÉS BRILLIANTLY FUSES LATIN AMERICAN RHYTHMS AND A FLAMENCO...

Eva Cortés: In Bloom

Ms. Cortés is a Spanish language singer but on this album she also steps out as a highly skilled singer of English language songs equal to or even perhaps even better than her performances on the Spanish...

New Jazz Frontiers at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Cuban flutist, Orlando “Maraca” Valle, Colombian harpist Edmar Castañeda, Venezuelan pianist Ed Simon, U.S. born bassist Luques Curtis and...

New Jazz Standards and New Jazz Frontiers

New York, NY – Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room – On December 19 & 20, ten of the most original and distinctive...
Bill O'Connell & The Latin Jazz All-Stars - Imagine

Bill O’Connell Latin Jazz All-Stars: Imagine

Bill O’Connell is a fine pianist. He is underrated and seems to dwell in the shadows of New York musicians with a higher profile than his. Many of these so-called high profilers may be, in fact, far less talented than Mr. O’Connell. He is blessed with ...

Gian-Carla Tisera & Elio Villafranca: Nora la Bella

Nora la Bella may not be the only recording where an operatic soprano has made a crossover from the classical realm into music of...

Brian Lynch And Spheres of Influence At Minton’s

Spheres of Influence, led by Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, composer Brian Lynch - best known for his work with Art Blakey and his collaborations with...

Gian-Carla Tisera Releases “Nora La Bella”

Bolivian Vocalist Gian-Carla Tisera Releases "Nora la Bella," August 19 - Showcases Operatic Roots and Creates Latin American Folklore and Jazz Inspired Album Stream Tracks From...

Natalie Fernández: Nuestro Tango

The idiom of African-Latin idiom is becoming more popular, with the “sudden” discovery of so many fine artists who have contributed to making it...

Alí Bello: Connection Caracas-New York

Connection Caracas—New York features the new Alí Bello. Gone is the flamboyance that marked his playing when he auditioned for the You Tube Symphony Orchestra 2011, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas...

Bill O’Connell Latin Jazz All-Stars: Zócalo

There are so many reasons why Bill O’Connell’s record, Zócalo recommends itself. The title is charming. The ensemble on the date is what might...
Carlos Martin - The Journey

Carlos Martín Presents: The Journey

There is a visceral ecstasy that runs through the music of The Journey, a veritable musical odyssey by the trombonist, occasional trumpeter and magnificent conguero, Carlos Martín. This is duende of a different kind, largely due to the fact that the music...

The Curtis Brothers: Completion of Proof

Everything about “Generation Y,” that generation that came after the baby boomers spelt “Generation Me”. These millennials are not as special as they thought...

Eddie Palmieri 50th Year Anniversary

Dedicated to his wife, Iraida Palmieri, this long-awaited DVD (due to some technical issues its release was delayed a few years) serves two purposes. It celebrates 50 years of Eddie Palmieri's prolific musical career (one of the most influential and acclaimed in Latin music). 50 years since Mr. Palmieri started to perform as a pianist, and 50 years since he formed his first band, Conjunto La Perfecta. Innovative, respected and adored by fans and peers alike [...]