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Troker: Crimen Sonoro

Read "Crimen Sonoro" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

It's curious how the exact same things that attract one person to music will repel another. For example, I'm at my friend Mike's birthday party and we start talking about music we're listening to, and I bring up Crimen Sonoro, the new release by Troker, which my wife and I listened to in the car driving ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

What a Wonderful World (of Music)

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Wil Blades
Field Notes
Royal Potato Family
2014

It's good to know that no matter how many things change around us, there's still nothing that kicks out the jams like a good old school B-3 organ, guitar and drum trio.

Wil Blades provides an excellent case study ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

TONICA 2013

Read "TONICA 2013" reviewed by Emilie Pons

TONICA
Guada Expo Conference
Guadalajara, Mexico
August 1-11, 2013
Jazz freaks exist everywhere, Mexico included. Although Guadalajara has no official jazz club, it does have TONICA, a not-for-profit organization and foundation that helps the local youth of and around Guadalajara, and promotes jazz music--or, more generally speaking, improvised music. TONICA, which is ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Four, November 28, 2010

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Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
November 25-28, 2010

The first three days of the 2010 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival featured local and regional Mexican musicians--the Hiram Gomez band, Troker, and Aguamala--as their respective first acts. The Festival's final night, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Two, November 26, 2010

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Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
November 25-28, 2010

Painting in bold colors from different corners of the Latin American musical spectrum, guitarist Al Di Meola drew from his acclaimed, historic collaborations with Spanish guitarist Paco de ...