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Orquesta Akokán

Introducing Orquesta Akokán – From New York To Havana

Straight out of Havana, Cuba comes Orquesta Akokán - a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré and banda gigante of...
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...

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...

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...

AfroMantra: This Side of Mestizaje

It is rare indeed for the complex polyrhythms of Chile—indeed all of Latin America—to be so completely subsumed into what is clearly music beyond...

Alex Díaz: Number Seven

The first thing that becomes obvious about Alex Díaz’s beguilingly titled album, Number Seven is that its music is extremely forthright. A number of...

Greg Diamond: Conduit

In his follow-up to Dançando Com Ale a classic 2009 debut Greg Diamond has produced another remarkable record, Conduit. The guitarist displays increasing...

Bernal-Eckroth-Ennis – La Voz de Tres

Review written by: Raul da Gama This extraordinary trio distills the essential emotions of the music they make to such an extent that only the...