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William Cepeda

Artist Profile: William Cepeda

Jazz Artist, Innovator, Composer, Trombonist, Conch Shells, Educator, Producer William Cepeda is a cultural icon of Puerto Rico. The four-time Grammy nominated artist and composer...
Arsenio Rodríguez and his conjunto in the 1940s

A Brief History of the Cuban Style Conjunto

1930: The Orquesta Típica is out and the Conjunto is in The year 1930 marked a turning point in the development of popular Cuban music....
Henry Cole

“Si Va’Llover” and the Advent of Música Artesanal

Henry Cole & Villa Locura release a new song featuring Alex López ‘El Callejero’ – “Si Va’Llover” – and a new form of making...
Ray Mantilla Playlist

Listen to: Tribute to Master Percussionist Ray Mantilla

Percussion master and beloved bandleader Ray Mantilla passed away on March 21, 2020. He was born in 1934 in the rhythm rich, dance-crazed atmosphere...
Calle Loiza Jazz Project: There Will Never Be Another You

Calle Loiza Jazz Project: There Will Never Be Another You

The music on There Will Never Be Another You by the Calle Loíza Jazz Project begins with the thunderous report of the barriles -...
Calle Loíza Jazz Project

From Puerto Rico: Calle Loíza Jazz Project Releases New Album

Calle Loíza Jazz Project: There Will Never Be Another You Album Notes: The famous street in Santurce, Puerto Rico, named Calle Loíza, has a long...

Q&A with David Sánchez about his album CARIB

As a follow up to our Carib album review we present a Q&A with David Sánchez expanding on some topics around this wonderful project,...
Artist-Profile-David-Sánchez

Artist Profile: David Sánchez

GRAMMY® award-winner David Sánchez is recognized around the world as one of the finest saxophonists of his generation. His mastery of the instrument is...
David Sánchez

David Sánchez to Release New Album “Carib” in June

A Grammy-winning saxophonist and member of the SFJAZZ Collective, David Sánchez presents his newest project, Carib – a deeply personal journey using modern jazz...
Alfonso Fuentes - Plena - Improvisaciones Para Piano

Alfonso Fuentes: PLENA – improvisaciones para piano

Alfonso Fuentes is better known for his classical work that has been performed – and recorded – by musicians of some of the most...

Saxophonist/composer Miguel Zenón releases new single: Milagrosa

Grammy-nominated saxophonist and composer Miguel Zenón will release the single Milagrosa featuring Zenón and the Chicago-based internationally renowned Spektral Quartet on August 10, 2018....
Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri Releases New Album: Full Circle

A titan of Latin Jazz and Salsa music, Eddie Palmieri - known as “El Maestro” - is still making musical history. The multi-Grammy Award winning...
Eddie Palmieri

Artist Profile: Eddie Palmieri

Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin...
Steve Kroon

Artist Profile: Steven Kroon

Percussionist, Composer and Arranger Steven Kroon was born in Spanish Harlem to parents who had moved to New York City from their native Puerto...

Roy McGrath Remembranzas Quartet – Plena Julia

"It may be no surprise that many listeners may not have heard of the Puerto Rican tenor saxophonist Roy McGrath. But it is also...
Roy McGrath

Artist Profile: Roy McGrath

Roy McGrath is a Chicago based tenor saxophonist, composer and bandleader. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and educated in Boston, New...
En Pie de Lucha - Miguel Zenón - Benefit Concerts

En Pie De Lucha: Miguel Zenón (Benefit Concerts For Puerto Rico)

Two benefit concerts celebrating the resiliency of the people of Puerto Rico March 2 (MIT) and March 3 (Hunter College, NYC) Miguel Zenón, saxophonist-composer with The...
PLena Libre

The Puerto Rico Project 2: Plena Libre

Puerto Rico's Four Time Grammy Award Nominee, Plena Libre Present "Amores En El Camino" (Love's Journey) RELEASE DATE: January 12, 2018 (GN MUSICA, INDIE) In the...
Eddie Palmieri

Eddie Palmieri & his Latin Jazz Septet Come to Toronto, Canada

Eddie Palmieri & His Latin Jazz Septet Present: Eddie at 80 WHEN: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2017 AT 8:00 pm WHERE: FLATO MARKHAM THEATRE ADDRESS: 171 TOWN CENTRE...
United for Puerto Rico - Donate Now

United For Puerto Rico: Donate NOW!

The Devastation in Puerto Rico is Unprecedented. PLEASE DONATE! United for Puerto Rico: Together Changing Paths United for Puerto Rico is an initiative brought forth by the...