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Brian Andres

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Born in Cincinnati, Ohio into a family of professional musicians it is no surprise that Brian found himself drawn to the origin of all music: Rhythm. His father is a woodwinds specialist and his mother a vocalist and pianist. The house was filled with the sounds of his father’s constant practicing and his mother’s piano and voice students. After nearly being put up for adoption due to his constant banging on inanimate objects, his parents decided to embrace their obstreperous sons undeniable talent by purchasing him a drum set and themselves earplugs. While living in the Midwest, Brian’s diverse range of styles led him to performances with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Little Anthony and the Imperials, as well as Tony Award winner and Broadway star, Faith Prince

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Mayan Suite

Label: Bacalao Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Got a Match?, Viento Solar, Mayan Suite (a. The Mayan Emperor, b. Sacrifice Ritual, c. Maya Dance, d. The Return of the Mayan Emperor, e. Ball Game), Escucha, Someday My Prince Will Come, Islands, Morning Sprite, Si Tu Vez, Higashi Nakano, On Green Dolphin Street

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Article: Album Review

Brian Andres: Mayan Suite

Read "Mayan Suite" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Drummer and percussionist Brian Andres may have been born in Cincinnati but his musical homeland is Latin America. A drummer by age ten, Anders studied at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and eventually followed his Latin musical muse from local gigs with Cincinnati Slim & The Headhunters to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Spike Wilner, Count Basie, Clark Terry and more

Read "Spike Wilner, Count Basie, Clark Terry and more" reviewed by Joe Dimino


The world of jazz is in survival mode. The shift from live shows to livestream is now how the art form is coping. This week we open with club owner Spike Wilner and a cut off a new Live at Smalls CD. The rest of the episode focuses on artists with new material and how they ...

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News: Recording

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project On "Mayan Suite," Set For May 15 Release By Bacalao Records

Drummer Brian Andres Debuts New Trio Latino Project On "Mayan Suite," Set For May 15 Release By Bacalao Records

Drummer Brian Andres unleashes an electrifying new project with the May 15 release of Mayan Suite, the inaugural recording of his Trio Latino, on Bacalao Records. Though it finds Andres stepping back from his longtime leadership of the eight-piece Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, the new trio (featuring pianist Christian Tumalan and bassist Aaron Germain) shows itself to ...

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Article: Live Review

Redwood City Salsa Festival 2017

Read "Redwood City Salsa Festival 2017" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Redwood City Civic Center 10th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival 2017 Redwood City, CA September 29-30, 2017 The always fun and entertaining Redwood City Salsa Festival took place Saturday in the mid peninsula city's lively downtown core. There were three music stages: The Court House (Salsa main stage), ...

Album

This Could Be That

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2016
Track listing: Amyable; Esto Puede Ser Eso; Limite; Les Cailloux; Got a Match; My One and Only Love; Bacalaitos; Roasted to Perfection; Banderas Rojas; Relativity; Algo Nuevecito.

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Article: Live Review

Redwood City Salsa Festival 2016

Read "Redwood City Salsa Festival 2016" reviewed by Walter Atkins


Downtown Redwood City Redwood City Salsa Festival Redwood City, CA September 24, 2016 The 9th annual Redwood City Salsa Festival held at the downtown civic center was packed with families, friends, and salsa music lovers from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. High temperatures approaching 100 degrees at the RCSF ...

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Article: Album Review

Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel: This Could Be That

Read "This Could Be That" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


This Could Be That celebrates the first decade of Brian Andres & his Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, which came together in 2007 in and around the jny: San Francisco Bay Area's Latin jazz hothouse. Music is sort of the Andres' family business: Brian's father Mike, a professional woodwind player from the jny: Cincinnati area (who appears on ...

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Article: From the Inside Out

Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo

Read "Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel This Could Be That Self-Produced 2016 This Could Be That celebrates the first decade of Brian Andres & his Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel, which came together in 2007 in and around the jny: San Francisco Bay Area's Latin jazz hothouse. Music ...


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