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McDonald’s New York Metro celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring Gloria Estefan as part of McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas”

Gloria Estefan
McDonald’s New York Metro celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring international superstar Gloria Estefan as part of McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas”
Franchisee-created program recognizes contributions made by Hispanics to the cultural fabric of American society
ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Starting today, New York tri-state McDonald’s independent owners will pay tribute to Gloria Estefan, the most successful Latin crossover artist of all time, as part of McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” (Celebrating Our Legends) in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis to Release New Project “LIVE IN CUBA” on Aug. 21st, 2015

Wynton Marsalis - Live in Cuba
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Live in Cuba
Blue Engine Records
Release: 21 August 2015
LIVE IN CUBA captures nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis and the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s dazzling first—and only—performances in Cuba, where they explored the profound connections between American jazz and Afro-Cuban music, from bebop to bolero and beyond.

Brazilian Jazz Vocalist Luciana Souza to Release New Album “Speaking In Tougues” on Sept. 15th, 2015

Luciana Souza
New Luciana Souza CD, “Speaking In Tongues,” Set For Release September 15th
Speaking In Tongues is a suite of musical poetry with the theme of language at its core. Luciana Souza’s stunning new album for Sunnyside Records draws on the talents of four of the most creative musicians working in Jazz today; players who, along with Luciana, come from five different places on the planet, and have five different languages as their native tongues.

Arturo Sandoval Joins the Trumpet Players Hall of Fame Board

Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, Grammy Winning Jazz Trumpeter and Founder of the Arturo Sandoval Institute, Joins the Trumpet Players Hall of Fame Board to Help Honor, Promote and Inspire Trumpet Players Worldwide
Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 13, 2014
The Trumpet Players Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the great Arturo Sandoval has agreed to join the Board of Advisors, effective immediately.

WATCH NEW VIDEO! Canadian Saxophonist Jane Bunnett Releases Afro-Cuban Jazz CD with New Band Maqueque | Avail NOW

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque
AVAILABLE NOW on Justin Time Records:
Jane Bunnett Forms Exhilarating New All Female Band
Maqueque, Blending Afro-Cuban,
Soul and Jazz on Self-Titled Release
For more than thirty years, Canadian flutist and saxophonist Jane Bunnett has been bridging the gulf between Cuba and North America, introducing jazz audiences to some of the finest musicians that the island has to offer.

Cuban Vocalist Rey Cabrera Releases New CD “Controversia” | Avail NOW

Rey Cabrera - Controversia
Veteran Cuban Musician Rey Cabrera Spices Up The Summer With A Brand New Album!
Los Angeles, CA – Cuban born vocalist and master of the tres, a traditional Cuban style guitar, brings his finest latin jazz music to the North American audiences this coming August 5th. The extraordinary new album, Cabrera’s third full-length as Rey Cabrera y Sus Amigos, is entitled Controversia, and will be released on both CD and digitally by Goldenlane Records, a subsidiary of Cleopatra Records, Inc.

Santana’s “Corazon” is Certified U.S. Latin Double Platinum

Santana - Corazon
CORAZON, the First Ever Latin Music Album of Santana’s Career, is Certified U.S. Latin Double Platinum and Held the #1 Billboard U.S. Latin Record for Six Consecutive Weeks Upon Release
NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — “‘Corazon’ promotes and accentuates the same principles that are inside me. As Bob Marley said, ‘Dance your troubles away.’ Just as a dog shakes off the water, you have to shake off the weight of the soul from beginning to end. This CD invites you to celebrate your own light. Don’t be afraid. Take a look.” – Carlos Santana
CORAZON, the first ever Latin album of Santana’s career, has just received U.S. Latin double-platinum certification. Upon release on May 6th, it was the top selling Latin Music album in the United States for six consecutive weeks. In addition, CORAZON has been #1 on the iTunes album chart in 24 countries, #2 in 10 countries, and Top 10 in 59 countries.

Legendary Vocalist Al Jarreau to Release Tribute to George Duke CD “My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke” on Aug. 5th, 2014

Al Jarreau - My Old Friend George Duke
Al Jarreau To Honor The Legacy Of His Dear Friend George Duke
The world of music was forever changed in 2013 with the passing of legendary keyboardist, composer and producer George Duke. This year, Al Jarreau, famed vocalist and long-time friend of Duke, re-interprets some of Duke’s renowned catalog of post-bop, jazz-fusion, R&B and Brazilian jazz with My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke set for release August 5, 2014.

NEW VOICE: Singer KO Debut New Single “Adore” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!

KO - Adore
New Breakout Artist KO Prepares Launch of New Pop/Soul Song “ADORE” Available on iTunes, Amazon and All Digital Outlets August 5th
Tanner Al (PRWEB) July 24, 2014: Musician, Producer and Singer KO of Koos Records is ready to celebrate with the World on August 5th 2014 his debut single from the album (The Addendum) “ADORE” to be released on iTunes, Amazon and all digital outlets. “ADORE” is a very Uplifting, High Energy, Fun and Happy song that will keep you moving from the minute you start listening until the end of the song. Its KO’S best material yet and definitely a song that you will put on repeat.

Brazilian Music Icon Sérgio Mendes Releases Eclectic OKeh Records Debut, “Magic” | Coming Sept. 9th, 2014

Sergio Mendes - Magic
In a career that spans more than half a century, Sérgio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience. His knack for delivering hit after hit has made him the most successful Brazilian musician of his time. A grand conceptualizer, his well-polished talents as a pianist, composer, bandleader, vocalist and producer make him a truly singular artist. With Magic, his debut recording for the storied OKeh label, he triumphs once again, delivering a timely update on the infectious mix of Brazilian rhythms and contemporary styles from his homeland, the U.S. and elsewhere that make the Mendes sound instantly recognizable.