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NEW CHRISTMAS RELEASE: Grammy Award Winning Flautist Nestor Torres Releases “A Holiday Jam Session”

Nestor Torres - A Holiday Jam Sessiono
 
Contemporary Jazz Flautist Nestor Torres Releases “A Holiday Jam Session”
 
Available Now on iTunes and Amazon!
 
For quite a few years, every time the Holidays came around, my aunt Clara would always ask me when I was going to do a record of Christmas Carols. Finally, one Sunday afternoon I called some of my musician friends and asked them to come to the home studio of another friend for a Holiday Jam Session…Nestor Torres
 

The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® to Perform at The White House on Oct. 15th, 2015

Buena Vista Social Club
 
ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB® TO PERFORM AT THE WHITE HO– USE
Buena Vista Says “Hola” To The White House
 
The Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® has been invited to perform at The White House on October 15th in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. A delegation of about 500 dignitaries and politicians from around the world will be hosted by President Barack Obama. As a historic shift in policy continues, the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® pays a visit to The White House as a reminder of the people’s close relationship with each other.

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
 
SANTANA COLLABORATING WITH THE BIGGEST NAMES IN LATIN MUSIC ON CORAZON
 
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.