All About Jazz

Home » Tag Center » Tag: Tiempo Libre

Content by tag "Tiempo Libre"

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tiempo Libre: Panamericano

Read "Panamericano" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Panamericano is more than the title of the fifth release from Afro-Cuban maestros Tiempo Libre (which loosely translates into “Free Time"); after more than a decade of blending and polishing musical styles from Latin, South, and North America, it's a great description of the smooth sound they've found.

Each tune seems to literally dance ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

From Sea to Shining Sea: Music Central to South and Latin America

Read "From Sea to Shining Sea: Music Central to South and Latin America" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Aguankó
Invisible
Aguankó Music
2015

In 2012, conguero and composer Alberto Nacif, a Mexican native transplanted in Michigan, brought together some of the area's most skilled Afro-Cuban and Latin musicians to form Aguankó. Their small ensemble with a large Latin jazz sound herewith follows up their self-produced 2013 debut Elemental ...

ARTICLE: CATCHING UP WITH

Tiempo Libre: Back in Havana

Read "Tiempo Libre: Back in Havana" reviewed by Luellen Smiley

Sometimes an interview with a musician goes deeper than a narrative history of recordings, concert calendar and early training. That happened when I met Jorge Gómez; founder, keyboardist and musical director of Tiempo Libre, an all Cuban born Timba band. We met in a modest hotel room in Santa Fe, New Mexico where he and his ...

NEWS: RADIO

Timba Jazz On WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat, 5/27/11

Timba Jazz On WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat, 5/27/11

Please tune in for another great musical performance on WLRN's
South Florida Arts Beat
Friday, May 27, 2011
With
TIEMPO LIBRE Performing tunes from their new CD, My Secret Radio (Sony Masterworks), Tiempo Libre returns to SFAB after three years of touring, recording and performing with such artists as Albita, ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

AAJ Readers Get Discount on Tickets to Tiempo Libre in NYC December 10

AAJ Readers Get Discount on Tickets to Tiempo Libre in NYC December 10

AAJ readers can get special discount pricing for tickets to see Tiempo Libre when the band returns to New York City to perform in concert on December 10th.

Hot off its third Grammy nomination for “Best Tropical Latin Album" for Bach in Havana, the sizzling, dance-inducing Cuban music group Tiempo Libre will perform and generally throw ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Tiempo Libre to Perform in Miami Beach Saturday April 3

Tiempo Libre to Perform in Miami Beach Saturday April 3

New Miami On Stage Series Continues With Tiempo Libre Performing Bach in Havana on Saturday April 3rd at the Byron Carlyle Theater

The new Miami On Stage project, which features local performing artists on a regular basis in Miami Beach's North Beach neighborhood, continues on Saturday, April 3 with the great timba band Tiempo Libre ...

Tiempo Libre: Bach in Havana

Read "Bach in Havana" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

This title provides a pun on the enclosed concept, through which Tiempo Libre, led by pianist and co-producer Jorge Gomez, connects the rhythms and melodies of Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz with the venerated melodies and harmonies of Johann Sebastian Bach. “What's interesting to me is that we revere Bach for his musical genius," explains Gomez. “But ...

Tiempo Libre Performing at Dizzys at Lincoln Center on June 30th

Tiempo Libre Performing at Dizzys at Lincoln Center on June 30th

The sizzling, dance-inducing, two-time Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre will perform at Dizzys Club Coca-Cola on Tuesday, June 30th at 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling 212 258-9595 and online at www.jalc.org/dccc. Dizzy's is located in the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, ...

Jazz and Global Music Mix: Conga Kings with Tiempo Libre and John Patitucci, Rufus Reid and Danilo Prez at the Kimmel Center, May 8 and 9

The Kimmel Centers final weekend of jazz concerts for the 2008-09 season includes Miami-based, Cuban-born and internationally renowned artists bringing their own flair of global rhythms to jazz.

Click on the name of the artist below for more information on each Kimmel Center performance:

Jazz Fridays culminates with Conga Kings and Tiempo Libre performing polyrhythmic ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Bach in Havana

Bach in Havana

Sony Masterworks announces the signing of two-time Grammy-nominated Miami-based Cuban music group, Tiempo Libre, to an exclusive contract and will release Bach in Havana on Tuesday, May 5th. Uniting the two musical worlds of the band's Cuban childhoods, the CD connects the rhythm and sensibilities of Afro-Cuban music with the compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach and ...