Critically Acclaimed Composer-Pianist Marta Sanchez to Release SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum)
On her fourth quintet album, Sanchez presents her life in musical form – including experiences from both Spain and America
Marta Sanchez’s creative voice is strikingly original – circling rhythms, elaborate forms and criss-crossing counterpoint distinguishes her sonic signature on the crowded New York contemporary music scene.
Arnan Raz & Pablo Eluchans Release New 3-Track EP “Pal Viento”
Arnan Raz (Saxophone) and Pablo Eluchans (Drums) are releasing their duo EP (3 Songs), “Pal Viento” (“For/To the Wind”). The jazz record seeks to express a longing for, and attachment to nature and peace by bringing grooves and sounds from Arnan Raz’s upbringing in Kibbutz Merchavia in Israel and Pablo Eluchans’s Chilean roots.
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.
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.
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.