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Andrea Brachfeld

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Flutist, composer, arranger, producer, educator, business owner, Andrea Brachfeld, is a graduate of The High School of Music and Art and the Manhattan School of Music. Study with Hubert Laws, Jimmy Heath, George Coleman, and Mike Longo helped her develop her own improvisational style. Since she began her professional career as a musician at age 16, she has recorded and played many different genres of music including funk, Country Western, Charanga, Salsa, Latin Jazz, devotional music and Jazz. Some of the many artists she has associated with include Wayne Wallace, Bobby Carcassés, Oscar Hernandez, Alfredo de la Fé, Ralph Irrizarry, Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Joe Newman, Hubert Laws, Nestor Torres, Dave Valentín, Paquito D’Rivera, Kenwood Dennard, Hilton Ruiz, Steve Turre, Wycliffe Gordon, Wallace Roney, and Bill O’ Connell among many others. Her breakthrough performance as the flutist for the popular Latin band Charanga ’76, catapulted her into Salsa history and fame as the first female flutist to play this music in the United States. As a high school student, she received the “Louis Armstrong Award for Outstanding Student” from Jazz Interactions, an organization created by Joe and Rigmor Newman

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases By Alliance, Judith Owen, Noel Preminger and Rob Garcia Present the Hildegard Project, Celebrating Shirley Horn & More

Read "New Releases By Alliance, Judith Owen, Noel Preminger and Rob Garcia Present the Hildegard Project, Celebrating Shirley Horn & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from Jazz At The Ballroom, Alliance, Judith Owen and Kari van der Kloot plus Noah Preminger & Rob Garcia explore the music of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th Century abbess and mystic, with birthday shoutouts to Shirley Horn, Connie Crothers, Andrea Brachfeld, Rebecca Martin, Tawanda and Liz Terrell, among others. Thanks ...

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Ashanti

Label: Jojo Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Angel Heart; Ashanti; Imaginary Guinea; Imagined Nation; Till Then; Spunky; Arkestra Boogaloo; Basilar; Mr. Monk; Portrait.

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Article: Album Review

Israel Tanenbaum & the Latinbaum Jazz Ensemble: Impressions

Read "Impressions" reviewed by Jack Bowers


If you are fond of happy music from south of the equator, longtime producer/arranger Israel Tanenbaum had you in mind when mapping out Impressions, his first recording as leader after years of helping others achieve their musical dreams. Performed by a first- class ensemble, Impressions spans the gamut of seductive Latin rhythms, from guaracha, salsa and ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases From Artemis, Musique Noire, Birthday Shoutouts to Carla Bley, Connie Crothers, Shirley Horn & More

Read "New Releases From Artemis, Musique Noire, Birthday Shoutouts to Carla Bley, Connie Crothers, Shirley Horn & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from Artemis, Luiz Millan, Musique Noire, Grace McNally, Mike Melito, Rickie Lee Jones, with a second single from Nicky Schrire, plus birthday shoutouts to Andrea Brachfeld, Gunhild Carling, Lincoln Briney, Carla Bley, Connie Crothers, KJ Denhert, Tania Maria and Shirley Horn, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists ...

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Article: Album Review

Santi Debriano & Arkestra Bembe: Ashanti

Read "Ashanti" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Panama-born bassist Santi Debriano's Arkestra Bembe is a nonet whose centerpiece is the bembe music of west Africa. During the Coronavirus pandemic, Debriano began hosting weekly bembes (musical celebrations) in the basement of his Staten Island, New York home, gradually assembling a group of musicians who would comprise the Arkestra and perform Debriano's compositions and arrangements. ...

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Evolution

Label: Origin Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: What’s Up; Decimation of Transformation; Qingauiit; The Hut Song; Child of the Earth; The Unraveling of it All; Ko Ribon; Being With What Is.

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Save The Country - Songs Celebrating July 4th, New Releases, Birthday Shoutouts and More

Read "Save The Country - Songs Celebrating July 4th, New Releases, Birthday Shoutouts and More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast presents new releases from pianist Caili O'Doherty, bassist Michael Fiorino, the Nikos Chatzitsakos Tiny Big Band and a special digital reissue of Salome Bey's debut album, plus birthday shoutouts to Lena Horne, Tierney Sutton, Brandee Younger, Rhoda Scott, Madeline Eastman and Queen Esther, among others. Thanks for listening and please support the artists you ...

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Andrea Brachfeld & Insight: Evolution

Read "Evolution" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Although Andrea Brachfeld's may not be a household name, the versatile flutist and composer has been a well-established and respected presence on New York City's jazz and Afro-Cuban scenes since around 1970. On Evolution, her tenth recording as leader, Brachfeld delves musically into children's issues “and the ongoing need [for] basic necessities even in the best ...

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Andrea Brachfeld: Evolution

Read "Evolution" reviewed by Jane Kozhevnikova


Andrea Brachfeld is a critically acclaimed flutist, composer and educator. She has won multiple awards, including a grant from Chamber Music America and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and was once recognized as the best jazz flutist by Hot House magazine. Evolution features Brachfeld's longtime collaborators Bill O'Connell (piano), Harvie S (bass) and Jason Tiemann (drums). ...


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