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NEW JAZZ RELEASE: Flautist Bobby Ramirez Releases CD “Celebrating John Coltrane” | Available NOW

Bobby Ramirez - Celebrating John Coltrane
 
Title: Celebrating John Coltrane (solo flute music)
Artist: Maestro Bobby Ramirez
Available for download on Amazon and iTunes
 
Maestro Bobby Ramirez performs a selection of some of the most popular music composed by Coltrane. “I always felt a deep spiritual connection with the music of John Coltrane”, says Ramirez. “His music goes beyond the ordinary; beyond musical boundaries.”

Brian Andres & Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel to Release 3rd Album “This Could Be That” on Jan. 15th, 2016

Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel
 
Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel’s third album “This Could Be That” is Available NOW on Amazon.
 
San Francisco’s popular Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, led by drummer Brian Andres, has completed their third album, “This Could Be That, ” with the majority of sessions recorded at Studio Trilogy with engineer Willie Samuels.
 
The album is the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel’s third recording, scheduled for a January 15th, 2016 release. A continuation of the hard hitting, modern Latin Jazz sound they’ve become known for, it features special guests Alex Acuna, Venissa Santi, John Santos, Louie Romero, Michael Spiro, Calixto Oviedo, Jesus Florido and Brian’s father, Mike Andres.

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.