Tag: Paco Luviano

Junior Santos: Conpambiche

Who thought that the wild, lively sound of Dominican merengue could be woven into a subtle and...

Monsieur Periné and Patricia Cano at Koerner Hall

Monsieur Periné and Patricia Cano 2016-2017 Season, The Royal Conservatory, World, Vocal, Quiet Please, There’s a Lady on...

Bobby Rice Latin Jazz Big Band: X-Treme Latin Jazz

What happens when you have a number of sublimely talented musicians rubbing shoulders together on a disc? If the programme is satisfying chances are the disc can be rather good...

Hannah Burgé: Green River Sessions

The act of singing may be described as producing musical sounds with the voice to augment regular speech, by the use of both tonality and rhythm. This would suggest that anyone who could speak can also sing, which might ...

Alexander Brown: The Process

Alexander Brown is a truly gifted trumpeter. The Cuban-born Canadian, of African Cuban heritage plays with breathtaking...

Choronto! An evening with Hendrik Meurkens

Hendrik Meurkens is listening to music. His keen ears are multi-tasking as he engages in a conversation...

Laura Fernandez – Un Solo Beso (Self Published – 2011)

There is a certain fire that burns with a quietude that, although atypical of the Latin soul, still contains much of the passion that is contained in it. In fact the passion is so contained that the fire actually soars with its very chill. The music of Laura Fernandez “burns” with this cold fire. Much of Miles Davis’ music was “hot” in that sense (that) it burned with a similar quiet fire. Conventional wisdom dictates that Latin music is not meant to be cool but fiery and hot [...]

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