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Yosvany Terry: Growth from Tradition

By Published: March 28, 2006

AAJ: I remember the Jazz Cubano series well! What's up next for Yosvany Terry?

YT: Well, I am planning a tour to promote the album. We are planning to play in Vermont and on the West Coast. We will be doing some different things.

AAJ: What, or who were you listening to, just prior to coming here this evening?

YT: Earlier today I was listening to Miles with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter. But it varies from day to day. Yesterday I was listening to Coleman Hawkins and Los Munequitos de Matanzas. My brother and I also listen to the popular groups in Cuba like Los Van Van and Irakere. My brother was recently in West Africa and he brought back a whole lot of music.

AAJ: Yosvany, it has been a pleasure speaking with you. Good luck with your new recording. I will see you at the CD Release party!

Selected Discography:

Yosvany Terry Septet, Metamorphosis (EWE Records, 2006)
Dafnis Prieto, About the Monks (Zoho Music, 2005)
Avishai Cohen, At Home (Razdaz Records, 2005)
Eric Rives, Tells of the Stuttering Mime (11:11 Records, 2004)
El Negro and Robby, Third & Four World War: Live in Perugia (EWE Records, 2004)
Avishai Cohen, Lyla (Razdaz, 2004)
The International Vamp Band, Unity (Concord Records, 2001)
Yosvany Terry Quintet, Twisted Noon (Bombo Music Production, 2000)
Columna B, En Clave (Mas Y Mas, 1998)
Steve Coleman & The Mystic Rhythm Society, The Sign and the Seal (BMG, 1997)
Steve Coleman & The Mystic Rhythm Society, Genesis (BMG, 1997)
Jane Bunnett, Chamalongo (Blue Note, 1997)
Marilyn Lerner, Uptown Irawo (Tonga Records, 1997)
Marilyn Lerner, Birds are Returning (Jazz Focus Records, 1997)
Gema y Pavel, Cosa de Broma (Nube Negra, 1996)
Jesus Alema y Cubanismo, Malembe (Hannibal, 1996)
Jesus Alema y Cubanismo, Cajon Song (Hannibal, 1996)

Photo Credit: Martin Cohen

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