Eddie Palmieri Announces First New Album Since 2006
*Grammy-Winning Music Icon Celebrates 80th Birthday With Release Of ‘Sabiduria’ featuring Donald Harrison Jr, Marcus Miller, Alfredo de la Fe, Joe Locke, Johnny Rivero, Ronnie Cuber and more*
Two Thousand Sixteen – A challenging year on planet Earth. We’ve honored many of our musical heroes, and reconsidered the value of music in our lives. The battles for justice and peace that have dominated the last 50 years have been brought to the forefront as we also question the values of our fast-moving world.
Brazilian Songstress Kenia Reunites Members of Her
First Band After Nearly Two Decades with On We Go –
Available August 12 on Mooka Records
For many jazz fans in the 1980s and ’90s, Kenia‘s singing was the gateway to contemporary Brazilian jazz and pop. She stood out from her compatriots because of her intimate, smooth vocals-subtle yet soulful-and her finesse with both American standards and Brazilian material. On We Go will entice a new generation of listeners, as it showcases Kenia at the top of her form with a seductive, polished vocal phrasing.
Blues Without Borders Artist Evelyn Rubio Gains Phenomenal Radio Momentum
Number 1, Number 3, & Number 6 on Billboard Charts
HOUSTON, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-talented singer, musician Evelyn Rubio‘s dual language release “Hombres” blows the charts away. Coming in at number one Latin Pop Album, number three Top Latin Album, and number six Blues Album, Evelyn Rubio is well on her way. Grammy member Evelyn Rubio had this to say, “We are so excited! Our greatest hope was that our efforts toward delivering a quality piece of work in both Spanish and English would gain worldwide attention….”
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.
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 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.
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.
She’s Your Queen To Be…
WENDY WILLIAMS TO HOST SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014 IN LAS VEGAS ON NOVEMBER 7TH
PREMIERING NOVEMBER 30TH AT 8PM ET/PT ON CENTRIC AND BET, THE AWARDS SHOW WITH REAL SOUL RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CENTRIC today announced that media mogul Wendy Williams will host SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014, celebrating and honoring R&B legends and soul music’s brightest new stars. The show will be held on November 7, 2014 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas with tickets on sale to the public.
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.
The Smooth Jazz Cruise Announces 2016 Lineup for Two Caribbean Voyages
The Smooth Jazz Cruise, a global leader in jazz luxury cruise experiences, announces its lineup and dates for their 2016 Caribbean voyages. The first sailing will take place from January 10-17 and the second will run from February 21-28 on Holland America’s elegant m/s Eurodam, beginning in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and visiting ports of call including the private island of Half Moon Cay, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Key West. Randy Crawford will join the Smooth Jazz Cruise for the first time ever.