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As musical director of the highly visible Cubanismo, Nachito Herrera unleashed Cuba’s formidable musicians before the public with a ferocity and zest unmatched in any curre…
Pianist and Composer Kenny Barron has been described as "Ubiquitous." He has the unique ability to tap into the Universal element of any musical situation and still retain …
Co-led by Dave Samuels and Dave Valentin, the Caribbean Jazz Project gives the jazz listening audience a great listening treat with their release, THE GATHERING. Everything…
Anyone who loves Cuban music could easily come to believe that the secret to long life, heath and happiness is Cuban Rum and Cigars. Pio Leiva , a Buena Vista Social Club A…
This CD is a musical match made in heaven. Paquito D’Rivera performs with the New York Voices and Claudio Roditi to create a gorgeous blend of "Brazilian Dreams" featuring …
Flutist Hubert Laws, member of the Mongo Santamaria band in the 1960's, is back to his Latin roots with a CD of Latin jazz. Baila Cinderella is a CD of songs that Mo…
In an interview with the wife of Juan Carlos Formell, Dita Sullivan, (who's admiration and defense of her husband is untiring and beyond measure) I mentioned that the music…
Q: What other jazz artist has devoted so much time, expense and financial resources to bring the riches of Cuban music to public awareness, in spite of countless obstacles?…
Tino Derado has assembled a multi-national ensemble for his third release on his own Perun Records. The music is a refreshing change of pace from so much of what is release…
Bobby Sanabria, an alumnus of Dizzy Gillespie’s United Nation Orchestra--not to mention, many more high-profile bands like Tito Puente’s or Mongo Santamaria’s--has retained…