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Guitarist Gabriel Vicéns Releases New Album “The Way We Are Created” | LISTEN!

Gabriel Vicéns blends Jazz and Puerto Rican Rhythms in his New Album, “The Way We Are Created”
The guitarist expands his musical expression by mixing bomba and plena rhythms from his native Puerto Rico with his unique brand of Jazz.
“The Way We Are Created,” the third album from the brilliant New York City-based musician Gabriel Vicéns, offers a detailed picture of his multiple talents. It portrays the evolution of his own voice, not only as a guitarist but as a composer and conceptualist as well.

Alfredo Rodriguez & Munir Hossn Releases New Single “Que Será” | LISTEN!

Cuban Pianist and Composer Alfredo Rodriguez
Partners with Longtime Musical Collaborator
Munir Hossn Offer Solace to the World
with New Single, “Que Será”
Available Now via Mack Avenue Records
Since the 16th century, the phrase “que será” has served as a motto for human existence in times of uncertainty. Not knowing the next step or the outcome of an unexpected situation can place anyone’s mind into a frenzy, making hope and optimism far from the first thought.

Cuban Pianist Chucho Valdés Opens his Online Music Academy | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Cuban Pianist and Composer Chucho Valdés
Opens his Online Music Academy
Before devoting himself entirely to a career in music as a pianist and composer, Chucho Valdés studied to become a teacher. His admiration for his uncle Emilio’s vocation, who was an important educator in Cuba, led him to attend teacher training school with the goal of becoming an educator.

UK Jazz Vocalist Clare Foster Releases New Album “Kumbhaka” | LISTEN!

Noted London, UK Jazz Vocalist
Releases her exciting Latin-infused recording
TORONTO – LONDON, UK – NEW YORK CITY – February 1, 2021 – With the global release of her latest recording, London-based, international jazz vocalist CLARE FOSTER has interwoven a glorious celebration of “The Great American Songbook” with unique arrangements and instrumentation that magically incorporate Latin-American motifs and rhythms with a number of beloved “standards”. She has also included three fine original compositions.

Jazz Legend Joe Chambers to Release New Album “Samba De Maracatu” on Feb. 26th, 2021 | LISTEN to New Single “Never Let Me Go”!

On February 26, the venerated multi-instrumentalist and composer Joe Chambers will release Samba de Maracatu, a notable Blue Note Records return for a significant figure in the label’s history.

Vocalist Andy James to Release New Album “Tu Amor” on Jan. 22nd, 2021 | LISTEN!

Cosmopolitan Vocalist Andy James Explores an Exhilarating Range of Latin Jazz Influences on
Tu Amor set for January 22 on Le Coq Records
Boasting Colorful Arrangements by Pianist Bill Cunliffe,
Tu Amor Features an All-Star Ensemble including
Alex Acuña, John Patitucci, Vinnie Colaiuta,
Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Terell Stafford, John Beasley,
Rick Margitza and Bob Sheppard
Two great passions have shared the heart of Andy James throughout her life: jazz singing and Flamenco dance.

Pianist Harold López-Nussa to Release New Album “Te Lo Dije” on Aug. 28th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

Pianist/Composer Harold López-Nussa Defies
Expectations and Captures the Soul of
Modern Cuba in His Vibrant New Album Te Lo Dije
AVAILABLE TOMORROW via Mack Avenue Records
Walk the streets of Havana on any day and you’ll hear the soul of Cuba: music pouring from private homes and bustling restaurants, windows rattling with the parties thrown inside, nightclubs pulsing with throngs of people dancing.

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project “Mayan Suite” | WATCH VIDEO for Single “Viento Solar!”

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project on “Mayan Suite,” Set for May 15 Release by Bacalao Records
RICHMOND, CALIF. (PRWEB) APRIL 16, 2020 – Drummer Brian Andres unleashes an electrifying new project with the May 15 release of “Mayan Suite,” the inaugural recording of his Trio Latino, on Bacalao Records.

Jazz Pianist Al Daniels Releases New Album “Brasiliana” | LISTEN to New Single “Change The World” feat. Lynne Fiddmont!

Dan3Music releases “Brasiliana” CD by Jazz Pianist Al Daniels in all available music outlets
The Album features singer Lynne Fiddmont (out front with Sheila E. in her recent Prince Tribute); bassist Edwin Livingston (Los Hombres Caliente, Natalie Cole); drummer Oscar Seaton (Terence Blanchards’ E-Collective); Bassist Hussein Jiffry (Herb Alpert), as well as LA saxophonist Steve Alaniz and guitarist J.P. Mourao in 10 original Latin Jazz, mostly Brazilian flavored tracks written by Daniels. Coltranes “Moments Notice” tribute provides the only cover song to the collection.
LOS ANGELES – May 8, 2020 – PRLog — Al’s jazz journey began with legendary jazz saxophonist John Handy.

Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Releases New Album “Four Questions” | LISTEN to Title Track feat. Dr. Cornel West!

Arturo O’Farrill and
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Four Questions
Harlem, NY – Friday, April 3, 2020 – GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist/composer Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra release their latest recording, Four Questions (ZOHO Music), featuring special guest Dr. Cornel West on the title composition “Four Questions”…