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Album Review

Camilo Valencia / Richard Bravo: Made in Miami

Read "Made in Miami" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Miami is a melting pot where people and musics of all stripes share space and influence, cross-pollinating to create a sound and culture like no other. That fact provides the foundation for this upbeat collection. Blending elements sourced from numerous musical styles and languages including salsa, pop, samba, jazz and R&B, among others, multi-instrumentalist Camilo Valencia and drummer Richard Bravo create unique and flavorful dishes served hot by a rotating cast. Opening on “CCU (Coronary Care Unit)," ...

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Live Review

Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's

Read "Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's Oakland jny: Oakland CA November 20, 2022 Emmy and ten-time Grammy-winning trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and his band performed Sunday night before an enthusiastic audience at Yoshi's Oakland. This was the final show in a completely sold out weekend of Afro Cuban music and much more at the popular East Bay venue. Sandoval's crack band consisted of: Mike Tucker, saxophone; Will Brahm, guitar; Max Haymer, piano; Danny Feldman, bass; Max ...

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Radio & Podcasts

Donny McCaslin, Arthur Blythe & Arturo Sandoval

Read "Donny McCaslin, Arthur Blythe & Arturo Sandoval" reviewed by Joe Dimino


We open the 776th Episode of Neon Jazz with a living legend and jazz advocate Arturo Sandoval and music off his latest album Rhythm and Soul. From there, we profile the Hanover Jazz Big Band Orchestra out of Germany after their first visit to Kansas City. We also put a few Halloween treats in the mix from Simeon Davis and Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas. Saxophonist Donny McCaslin is also a part of the mix. Finally, we bring the ...

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SoCal Jazz

Arturo Sandoval: Two Counties, Two Lives, One Trumpet de Oro

Read "Arturo Sandoval: Two Counties, Two Lives, One Trumpet de Oro" reviewed by Jim Worsley


Arturo Sandoval is widely considered the world's premier living trumpet player. You will get no argument from me. After a tumultuous life in Cuba, he and his family successfully sought political asylum in the United States. His story is well documented in For Love or Country (HBO, 2000). Andy Garcia portrays Sandoval in this movie that accurately depicts the human side of his difficult, yet fascinating life and the events leading up to his escape from Cuba. It, however, tells ...

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Catching Up With

Arturo Sandoval: Scoring Clint Eastwood’s “The Mule”

Read "Arturo Sandoval: Scoring Clint Eastwood’s “The Mule”" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


Trumpet legend and 10-time Grammy winner, Arturo Sandoval was recently personally selected by Hollywood legend--and noted musician and composer--Clint Eastwood to compose the soundtrack for Eastwood's eagerly-awaited and newly released motion picture, The Mule. Both the film and soundtrack have received rave reviews. The Maestro joined All About Jazz to discuss the project. All About Jazz: Maestro, on behalf of All About Jazz, thank you for taking time to speak with us about your composing the soundtrack for ...

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Live Review

Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's

Read "Arturo Sandoval At Yoshi's" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Arturo Sandoval Yoshi's Oakland Oakland CA November 17, 2018 Ten time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval and his splendid band provided a memorable Saturday evening in one of the East Bay's favorite music venues, Yoshi's jny: Oakland. The Afro Cuban jazz trumpeter's sold out second show was part of a bustling three night stand coming just in time for some pre Thanksgiving Day weekend celebrations. Fortunately, the smoggy air from the massive Camp ...

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Album Review

Arturo Sandoval: Ultimate Duets

Read "Ultimate Duets" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


Anyone who has seen a no-hit game in baseball will tell you that it's a rare and highly exciting occurrence. With Ultimate Duets, Arturo Sandoval and his team of music stars deliver even better--a perfect game of a recording. Maestro Sandoval joins with some of the greatest vocal names in music, most recognizable by surname--Wonder, Domingo, Sanz, Jarreau, Groban, Grande, et al. And, as one expects by way of his 10 Grammy®-winning track record, everything about this ...


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