Tag: Manuel Valera

The Latin Side of Jazz – March 25, 2022

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

Leon Lee Dorsey: Freedom Jazz Dance

Leon Lee Dorsey once enjoyed the company of the celebrated pianist Hilton Ruiz, playing in one...

Joe McCarthy & The New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band: Upwards

A rare, albeit singular feeling of joy while living under a lockdown due to the pandemic is...

Manuel Valera New Cuban Express Big Band: Tiene El Leopardo Un Abrigo / Cultivo Una Rosa Blanca

Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera (Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Steve Smith) presents the dynamic debut of...

Manuel Valera New Cuban Express Big Band to Release New Album

Pianist/Composer Manuel Valera and his New Cuban Express Big Band to release new recording: “José Martí En...

Joe McCarthy and The NY Afro Bop Alliance Big Band Release “Upwards”

Joe McCarthy and The New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band continue to impress with their new CD, the first...

Carlos Henriquez: Dizzy con Clave

Carlos Henriquez may not be the first to (rightfully) pay tribute to Dizzy Gillespie nor will he...

Dafnis Prieto Big Band: Back to the Sunset

That Dafnis Prieto has undertaken an epic musical voyage is clear from the music on this disc....

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