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The Pedrito Martinez Group: Habana Dreams

Editor's Pick · Album of the Month · It is true that when Pedrito Martinez puts it out there that a new album is coming,...

Román Díaz: L’ó dá fún Bàtá

For a change and long overdue Román Díaz is the hero of an Afro-Cuban recording and that too one wholly immersed in the language...

Leny Andrade, Roni Ben-Hur: Alegria de Viver

It’s hard to argue with Tony Bennett when he describes Leny Andrade as the “Ella Fitzgerald of Brasil”. Anyone who has heard Ms. Andrade...
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra - Cuba The Conversation Continues

Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra: Cuba – The Conversation Continues

The year 2015 has seen two monumental musical works where Afro-Caribbean music collides with Jazz: The first is Elio Villafranca’s suite, Cinque which was...

Spok Frevo Orquestra: Ninho de Vespa

To the untrained ear, most frevos may sound the same—fast-paced, played at breakneck speed almost, music rising and falling in waves crashing upon invisible...

Kellylee Evans: I Remember When

Kellylee Evans does not get the attention she deserves and yet she must be swept up and have arms wrapped around her. That may...