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Eugene Holley Jr.'s Best Releases of 2011

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At a time when Hispanics are the dominant minority in the United States, The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences has decided to eliminate the Latin Jazz category. This list is posted in solidarity with those who demand that the category be reinstated.






Fabian Almazan
Possibilities
(Biophilla/Palmetto)





Michel Camilo
Mano A Mano
(Emarcy)





Oscar Perez / Nuevo Comienzo
Afropean Affair
(Chandra Records)





Miguel Zenon
Alma Adentro
(Marsalis Music)





Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Fe...Faith
(5Passion Records)





Jerry Gonzalez
Y el Comando de La Clave
(Sunnyside Communications)





Pablo Aslan
Piazzolla in Brooklyn
(Soundbrush Records)





Bobby Sanabria/Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra
Tito Puente Masterworks Live!!!
(Jazzheads Records)





Eliane Elias
Light My Fire
(Concord Music Group)





T.K. Blue
Latin Bird
( (Motéma Music)





Mark Weinstein
El Cumbanchero
(Jazzheads Records)




Terence Blanchard / Poncho Sanchez
Chano y Dizzy
(Concord Music Group)

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