Herbie Mann’s African Suite (also released as St. Thomas) is an album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann recorded in 1959 and first released on [More]
Track listing: Presentation Jan Gheysen 00:00 From the “We Insist! Freedom Now Suite”: Intro 2:30 Driva Man 4:50 Triptych (Prayer/Protest/ Peace) 9:58 All Africa 19:09 [More]
“This CD is both historic and quite exciting. Bebo Valdes (father of Chucho, the leader of Irakere) was one of the giants of Cuban jazz [More]
“The answer to this CD’s title is the musicians. The heated bebop-oriented session finds Paquito D’Rivera joined by trumpeter Claudio Roditi, flügelhornist Mark Morganelli, Danilo [More]
Track listing: Irakere (0:00) Son No.2 (8:53) Neurosis (19:21) Laureen (25:23) Palia (32:39) Personnel: Chucho Valdes – piano _________________ 1973, Areito
“As he did on his other ’66 session (Tough!), Pucho mixed pop and soul hits with the stronger stuff. That means the best and funkiest [More]
“This is one strange album for Ray Barretto being nothing like any of the innumerable others that he released over time and if Salsa and [More]
Introducing… Rubén González is the second studio album by Cuban pianist Rubén González. It was recorded at EGREM studios in Havana, Cuba, during April 1996, [More]
“Far from a typical salsa release, Putumayo Presents: Afro Latino is an intriguing compilation that examines the relationship between African music and Afro-Cuban music in [More]
Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods is an album by Dizzy Gillespie and Machito, featuring arrangements by Chico O’Farrill, recorded in 1975 and released on the Pablo label. [More]