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Robby Ameen

Robby Ameen Releases New Album: “Diluvio”

Grammy-winning New York drummer Robby Ameen has had an established recording and touring career stretching from Dizzy...
Pianist, Composer Manuel Valera

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 Nueva York” (Greenleaf Music) (VOICE): Camila Meza, Sofia...
Ray Martínez

Ray Martinez and the Forgotten Legacy of Jazz

Sometime in the very near future, several of the jazz world's best known writers and musicologists will meet in some obscure conclave to pool...

Dave Bass: La Mulata Rumbera (No Boundaries)

On his album No Boundaries (Whaling City Sound) pianist, composer Dave Bass features two-time Grammy winner Ted Nash (flute, alto flute, clarinet, bass clarinet,...
Michele Rosewoman's New Yor-Uba: Hallowed

Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba: Hallowed

Of all of the utterly unique aspects of the music of Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba, some are more breathtaking than everything else. Firstly, to...
Dave Bass: No Boundaries

Dave Bass: No Boundaries

The title – and music – suggests there are no boundaries between Jazz styles of music and Latin ones. On the music of No...
New Cuban Express and Steven Kroon Latin Jazz Sextet

New Cuban Express & Steven Kroon Sextet at Hostos Center

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents an exciting double bill of contemporary Latin jazz with the Grammy-nominated New Cuban Express featuring some...
Calle Mambo Project: See The Light

Calle Mambo Project: See The Light

The drummer Chris Smith’s dream of making music a way of life has something of a fairytale quality to it and so does the...
David Virelles - Gnosis

David Virelles Presents: Gnosis

The pianist David Virelles came to New York via Santiago de Cuba and Toronto. Along the way his vocation as a musician has unfolded...

Greg Diamond: Avenida Graham

Editor's Pick · Album of the Month · There has been a lot of musical buzz around Greg Diamond who even travelled as far as...

Ray Martinez: Legacy

This is a record several years in the making. You will find performances by the late Mario Rivera and Nestor Sánchez, as well as...

Mike Eckroth: Piano and Rhythm

Pianists who embark on Cuban music projects usually present them as traditional or modern, but rarely both. Mike Eckroth does both on his extraordinary...

Cristina Morrison: Baronesa

Part biographical, perhaps even part autobiographical and all adventure, Baronesa by the ineffable chanteuse Cristina Morrison is an amorous masterpiece. Ms. Morrison’s dark and...

Ignacio Berroa: Heritage and Passion

Heritage and Passion… Never was an album so aptly titled and rarely has an album been so magnificently and ingeniously crafted. And while...

Manuel Valera Sr.: Recuerdos

This album, by Manuel Valera Sr. Recuerdos ranks—with Charlie Haden’s Nocturne as one of the most beautiful albums of boleros made in recent times....

Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express: In Motion

What’s new in the idiom of jazz? The next generation of Cuban musicians have arrived. Look no further than what they have brought with...

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2014

Park Palace Tribute Featuring the Aruán Ortíz Quartet and Manuel Valera & The Cuban Express - May 4th to May 10th, 2014 - Constructed in...

Manuel Valera & New Cuban Express: Expectativas

Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express seem to have picked up from where they left off. Their album Expectativas has the same vigor and...

Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express at the Jazz Standard on Nov 6th

On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013, at 7:30PM and 9:30PM, Cuban Pianist, Composer and Bandleader Manuel Valera and his New Cuban Express are celebrating the...

Yunior Terry y Son de Altura: Mi Bajo Danzón

Bassist, violinist Yunior Terry is an artist for all seasons. He hails from Camagüey, Cuba where he is the...