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Brian Andres Trio Latino

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project on “Mayan Suite”

After years of leading the acclaimed octet Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, the Bay Area-based drummer felt the time was ripe to...
Michael Spiro, José Luís Gómez, Jesús Díaz

Rumbas of Remembrance: Los Rumberos de la Bahia

Master Musicians Michael Spiro, José Luis Gómez and Jesús Díaz Honor their Afro-Cuban Elders on their new album "Mabagwe" “Rumba is like el ajiaco, like Cuban...

Pianist, Composer, Educator Rebeca Mauleón

Rebeca Mauleón is an internationally acclaimed musician, bandleader, composer, GRAMMY-nominated producer and educator as well as author and reviewer. As a pianist Mauleón follows a long-standing tradition of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz ...

Conversation with Guitarist Brian Moran

Grupo Falso Baiano is a choro group that offers a window into the history and diverse culture of Brazil. Choro is one of Brazil's earliest popular musics, dating back to the late 1800s, and, similar to jazz, it reflects the melding of African rhythms with a melodic and harmonic structure closely resembling Baroque Classical music. G.F.B.'s exploration of choro spans nearly 100 years, including everything from the traditional to more contemporary [...]