Portuguese-Born Vocalist Maria Mendes Releases the Single “Hermeto’s Fado for Maria” Today
From Her Forthcoming Album, Saudade, Colour of Love
Due Out October 7 on Challenge Records, Saudade, Colour of Love Features Orchestral Arrangements of Songs from Her Grammy-Nominated Album Close To Me
Hailing from Portugal and based for the last decade and a half in the Netherlands, Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-nominated vocalist and composer Maria Mendes is no stranger to living between two different worlds.
INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED PIANIST/VOCALIST
ELIANE ELIAS TRANSPORTS YOU TO QUIETUDE
ON CANDID RECORDS OCTOBER 14, 2022
Reigning Queen of Bossa Nova Returns to Brazilian Roots
Following 2022 GRAMMY® Win for Best Latin Jazz Album
(September 6, 2022) Hot off her 2022 GRAMMY® win for Best Latin Jazz Album for Mirror Mirror internationally celebrated virtuoso pianist, alluring vocalist, composer and arranger Eliane Elias returns to her Brazilian bossa nova roots on her new recording Quietude.
VOCAL PHENOM ROXANA AMED GATHERS LATIN AMERICAN ALL-STARS ON “UNÁNIME” OUT 9/16 ON SONY LATIN
When Ontology, her critically hailed 2021 debut U.S. recording, scored two Latin Grammy nominations in the Best Latin Jazz Album and Best Arrangement categories, Roxana Amed adroitly shifted her artistic focus for her next project.
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
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.