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Latin Jazz Drum Legend Alex Acuña to Release New Album “Gifts” on Sept. 23rd, 2022


 
Former Weather Report Drummer Alex Acuña to Release Gifts, His First Album as a Leader in 17 Years.
 
The incredible journey of Alex Acuña has seen the renowned drummer-percussionist travel from his small rural hometown in Peru to being a first-call session drummer in the country’s capital city, Lima, then touring the United States with mambo king Pérez Prado, gigging in Las Vegas with Elvis Presley and ultimately touring internationally with Weather Report, the premiere fusion band of the mid-1970s.

Pianist Danilo Pérez & The Global Messengers to Release New Album “Crisálida” on March 18th, 2022


 
GRAMMY® Award-Winning Pianist,
Composer, Educator and Social Activist
Danilo Pérez Reaches New Artistic Heights with Crisálida,
Featuring His New Formidable Ensemble,
The Global Messengers
 
Available March 18 via Mack Avenue Records
PRE-ORDER NOW
 
GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist, composer and educator Danilo Pérez hopes to usher in a new era of enlightenment that will unite all of humanity with his epic new album, Crisálida, which in English translates to “chrysalis.”

Panamanian Pianist Danilo Pérez to Release New Single “Monopatia (Pathways)” on Jan. 7th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
Panamanian Pianist Danilo Pérez to Release New Single “Monopatia (Pathways)”
 
Danilo Pérez‘s new album, Crisálida, is coming soon! The album’s four-part “La Muralla (Glass Walls) Suite” occupies the first half of the two-part album.

Pianist Marta Sanchez to Release New Album “SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum)” on Feb. 25th, 2022 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Critically Acclaimed Composer-Pianist Marta Sanchez to Release SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum)
 
On her fourth quintet album, Sanchez presents her life in musical form – including experiences from both Spain and America
 
Marta Sanchez’s creative voice is strikingly original – circling rhythms, elaborate forms and criss-crossing counterpoint distinguishes her sonic signature on the crowded New York contemporary music scene.

Saxophonist Arnan Raz & Drummer Pablo Eluchans Release New 3-Track EP “Pal Viento” | LISTEN!


 
Arnan Raz & Pablo Eluchans Release New 3-Track EP “Pal Viento”
 
Arnan Raz (Saxophone) and Pablo Eluchans (Drums) are releasing their duo EP (3 Songs), “Pal Viento” (“For/To the Wind”). The jazz record seeks to express a longing for, and attachment to nature and peace by bringing grooves and sounds from Arnan Raz’s upbringing in Kibbutz Merchavia in Israel and Pablo Eluchans’s Chilean roots.

Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Marco Albani to Release New Album “Kallaama” on Sept. 29th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “Freedom”!


 
International contemporary jazz guitarist Marco Albani drops his first project in over a decade entitled Kallaama
 
He hails from Italy, but his musical canvases draw from the Mediterranean, Africa and South America and a few places in between. Guitarist/composer/producer Marco Albani drops an alluring ambience which calms the spirit yet graced with an uplifting acoustic guitar.

Contemporary Jazz Guitarist Ray Obiedo to Release New Album “Latin Jazz Project, Vol. 2” on Sept. 24th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “Beatnik”!


 
CONTEMPORARY JAZZ GUITARIST RAY OBIEDO RELEASES
LATIN JAZZ PROJECT, VOL. 2
 
Available September 24, 2021 on Rhythmus Records
 
LATIN JAZZ PROJECT, VOL 2, the newest album by guitarist and composer RAY OBIEDO, is a contemporary jazz project tinged with the rhythms and colors of Latin music. The album comprises seven compositions penned by Obiedo and one jazz standard by composer and arranger Gerald Wilson.

Vocalist/Pianist Elise Gabrielle Releases New Single “Reviens à Moi” | LISTEN!


 
Pianist Vocalist Elise Gabrielle
Records & Releases
Reviens à Moi
 
Classically trained – fluent in six languages
with a passion for music and the finer things in life
 
(September 9 2021) – The vivacious pianist/vocalist Elise Gabrielle presents her latest release adding her special touch to the marvelous “Reviens a Moi”. The classically trained jazz pop loving Elise opens up on “Reviens a Moi” and delivers an abundance of uninhibited emotion which is quite evident as it flows freely from within to the listener’s ears.

Pianist Arturo O’Farrill to Release New Album “…dreaming in lions…” on Sept. 24th, 2021 | LISTEN to Title Track!


 
PIANIST & COMPOSER ARTURO O’FARRILL RELEASES “DREAMING IN LIONS”
THE TITLE TRACK OF HIS STUNNING BLUE NOTE DEBUT OUT SEPT. 24
 
ALBUM PRESENTS TWO SUITES O’FARRILL COMPOSED
IN COLLABORATION WITH MALPASO DANCE COMPANY
PERFORMED BY THE 10-PIECE AFRO LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE
 
7-time GRAMMY Award-winning composer, bandleader, and pianist Arturo O’Farrill has released “Dreaming In Lions,” the title track of his forthcoming Blue Note debut …dreaming in lions… due out September 24.

Singer/Pianist Eliane Elias to Release New Album “Mirror Mirror” on Sept. 10th, 2021 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Singer/Pianist Eliane Elias to Release New Album “Mirror Mirror” with Chick Corea And Chucho Valdés on Sept. 10th, 2021
 
Multi GRAMMY® winning pianist/singer/composer Eliane Elias’ latest album MIRROR MIRROR on Candid Records is a lifelong musical dream come true—an extraordinary piano duet recording of Eliane with the late legendary jazz great Chick Corea, and famed Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés.