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Aruán Ortiz Trio: Live in Zürich

Read "Live in Zürich" reviewed by John Sharpe

Cuban pianist Aruán Ortiz just goes from strength to strength on his third release on the Intakt imprint, although it is his twelfth overall. While most of the repertoire on Live In Zurich appears on previous albums, what he does with it here, through dramatically extending and mashing pieces together, is nothing short of remarkable. This ...

Aruan Ortiz Trio: Hidden Voices

Read "Hidden Voices" reviewed by Luca Canini

Confesso che fino a qualche settimana fa poco o niente sapevo di Aruán Ortiz. Non che il nome del pianista cubano non fosse mai arrivato alle mie orecchie (a suonare con gente come Don Byron, Steve Turre, Esperanza Spalding e Wallace Roney difficilmente si passa inosservati), ma nulla di quanto ascoltato aveva attirato la mia attenzione. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Aruan Ortiz Trio: Hidden Voices

Read "Hidden Voices" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The jazz piano trio comes in a wide spectrum of approaches, from the traditional--Red Garland, Tommy Flanagan--to the way out there avant-garde, like Cecil Taylor. When the subject of “Cuban pianists" comes up, some of the first names that come to mind are probably those who work in a traditional vein: Chucho Valdes, perhaps, or maybe ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Aruan Ortiz Trio: Free Concert at Mason Gross Performing Arts Center

Aruan Ortiz Trio: Free Concert at Mason Gross Performing Arts Center

New Brunswick, NJ -- Acclaimed pianist Aruan Ortiz brings his hypnotic blend of avant-garde jazz and world music to Nicholas Music Center on Thursday, February 11. The Aruan Ortiz Trio features the Grammy Award-nominated Ignacio Berroa on drums and Ed Howard on bass. Their appearance inaugurates Rutgers University's Common Purposes Concert Series.

"You know there's all ...