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By Rubén Blades
Label: Craft Recordings
Track listing: Side A: Plástico; Buscando Guayaba; Pedro Navaja. Side B: María Lionza; Ojos; Dime; Siembra.
Landmark Salsa Masterpiece 'Siembra' Set For Remastered Vinyl And First Hi-Res Digital Reissue On August 6th
Originally released in 1978, the Willie Colón and Ruben Blades classic changed the history of Latin music, includes the masterpiece “Pedro Navaja,” plus hits “Buscando Guayaba” and “Plástico” New 180-gram audiophile quality vinyl continues Craft Latino’s mission to reissue gems from the Fania vaults Craft Latino, the Latin repertoire arm of Craft Recordings, is proud to ...
Noah Bless: New York StrongLatin Jazz!
by Jack Bowers
When it comes to Latin jazz, trombonist Noah Bless is no novice, having gigged in and around New York City for the better part of three decades with such Latin stars as Paquito D'Rivera, Mario Bauza, Oscar D'Leon, Celia Cruz, Willie Colon and Eddie Palmieri, and sat in with the Lincoln Center Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra and ...
Guitarist Tommaso Costa Debuts with “Too Far, Too Close”
For his 2019 debut Too Far, Too Close, Costa combines electric jazz, rock, and blues into his own guitar sound with European sophistication and style that resonates from his homeland of Italy. My favorite thing is the sound of the record," Costa explains. It's got a great modern tone with a vintage feel." Too ...
Greg Diamond: Avenida Graham
by Edward Blanco
Brooklyn-based jazz guitarist Greg Diamond issues his most culturally diverse musical mosaic on Avenida Graham reflecting a blend of jazz and the Latin sound that has been an influential part of his life. Being half Eastern European Jewish and half Colombian, Diamond long ago learned to appreciate the Latin sounds listening to the music of Hector ...
Bobby Sanabria Spreads The Latin Jazz Gospel
by Steve Bryant
Drummer, percussionist, composer, educator, Bobby Sanabria has gained renown and respect from fans and musicians alike as one of the foremost proponents of what is labeled Afro-Cuban/Latin Jazz. Born and raised in the South Bronx, Sanabria performed with a veritable Who's Who in the world of jazz and Latin music, as well as with his own ...
Project THEM: Project THEM
by Dave Wayne
Vibraphonist Mark Sherman has been knocking around for a while, and though he's a seasoned professional who's won several Downbeat polls it seems that he's one of those artists that's perpetually seen as a newcomer. It's telling that his Downbeat wins were in the Rising Star" category, though he's been active on the New York jazz ...
Fania Records to Release Louie Vega "Elements of Life: Eclipse" on March 19
Fania Records announced today the release of Elements Of Life Eclipse, a 2-disc album from Louie Vega’s critically acclaimed live orchestral project. The album is set for a worldwide release date of March 19, 2013, and is the first new artist album Fania is releasing in years. The first disc showcases 17 brand new tracks from ...
Adam Cruz: Making Some Room
by R.J. DeLuke
Playing drums with some of the finest musicians around, touring the globe with them, and teaching music can be a lot on the plate of a person fortunate enough--and talented enough--to find themselves in that situation. In fact, that's a solid career.But for Adam Cruz--a much sought-after drummer on the New York City scene ...