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Flutist, composer and arranger, Mark Weinstein began his study of music at age six with piano lessons from the neighborhood teacher in Fort Green Projects in Brooklyn where he was raised. Between then and age 14 when he started to play trombone in Erasmus Hall High School, he tried clarinet and drums. Playing his first professional gig on trombone at 15, he added string bass, a common double in NYC at that time. Mark learned to play Latin bass from Salsa bandleader Larry Harlow. He experimented playing trombone with Harlow’s band and three years later, along with Barry Rogers, formed Eddie Palmieri’s first trombone section, changing the sound of salsa forever

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Joo Kraus/Omar Sosa/Gustavo Ovalles: JOG

Read "JOG" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

You have to hand it to pianist Omar Sosa. With the exception of some return trips to the solo piano format, he never really repeats himself. Over the past two decades, Sosa has worked alone, gone the duo route with Italian trumpeter Paolo Fresu, shared billing/leadership duties with flutist Mark Weinstein, worked with Germany's NDR Bigband, ...

In Jerusalem

Label: Zoho Music
Released: 2015
Track listing: Berditchever Nigun, Repozarás; Mizmor l’David; Yaakov u’Malka; Adayin Chashoock; Ozidanie; Meir’s Nigun; Breslov Nigun.

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Mark Weinstein: In Jerusalem

Read "In Jerusalem" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Flutist Mark Weinstein has made a career of fusing world music elements with jazzy sensibilities with finesse and style. On In Jerusalem he tackles the rich Hasidic heritage of song. He and his band interpret both secular and religious tunes as well as original compositions with delightful spontaneity and ethereal diapason. The Sabbath hymn ...

Mark Weinstein: Latin Jazz Underground

Label: Zoho Music
Released: 2014
Track listing: Gregorio's Mood; Open Or Close; Dance Of The Tripedal; For Emilio; Tete's Blues; Nature Boy; Mellifluous Cacaphony; Mark's Last Tune.

Furthering The Flute In Jazz: Holly Hofmann and Bill McBirnie

Read "Furthering The Flute In Jazz: Holly Hofmann and Bill McBirnie" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Long gone are the days when the flute was only seen as a jazz novelty or a saxophonist's double. Once upon a time you could count the number of notable jazz flautists on a hand (or two), but the ranks have swelled a little bit over the years, and those leading the charge today aren't content ...

Mark Weinstein: Latin Jazz Underground

Read "Mark Weinstein: Latin Jazz Underground" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Has flautist Mark Weinstein run out of ideas on how to merge various dialects of Latin jazz with other musical tongues? The answer is a resounding “no." Latin Jazz Underground finds Weinstein saluting the loft jazz scene of the '70s by tackling the work of jazz iconoclasts-turned-icons--pianist Andrew Hill and saxophonists Ornette Coleman and Sam Rivers--and ...

Todo Corazon

Label: Jazzheads
Released: 2013
Track listing: La Viruta; Los Mareados; Mi Refugio; Onda Nueve; Cristal; Nostalgias; Todo Corazon; Grisel; El Lloron.

Take Five with Aruan Ortiz

Read "Take Five with Aruan Ortiz" reviewed by Aruan Ortiz

Meet Aruan Ortiz: Named “the latest Cuban wunderkind to arrive in the United States" by BET Jazz, this classically trained violist and pianist from Santiago de Cuba, considers himself “a curious person who loves music," and portrays his music as an architectural structure of sounds, incorporating contemporary classical music, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and improvisation as primary material ...

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Mark Weinstein: Todo Corazon

Read "Todo Corazon" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Mark Weinstein's modus operandi is simple: He follows his interests at any given time. He found success as a groundbreaking salsa trombonist early on, but that didn't stop him from leaving his horn behind and entering the realm of academia. He earned a Ph.D in Philosophy, with a specialization in mathematical logic, and started teaching at ...


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