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by Chris May
Los Angeles-based percussionist, producer and sometime radio DJ Carlos Niño is active in jazz and new age music. His new age work, though immaculately crafted, is of limited interest from an AAJ perspective. But his jazz projects repay close attention. An early landmark was Horace (Elephant, 2001), singer Dwight Trible's salute to pianist, bandleader and community activist Horace Tapscott, which Niño co-produced with Trible. More recently, Niño has worked with saxophonist Kamasi Washington, who guested on Carlos Niño & Friends' ...read more