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Yunior Terry

Born in Camaguey, Cuba, bassist, violinist, and composer Yunior Terry is part of one of Cuba's most gifted musical families. Following his father and two older brothers Yosvany and Yoel, he began his musical training at the age of seven. He grew up surrounded by the music of Afro-Cuban religious traditions and learned to play the chekeré from his father Don Pancho, the undisputed master of the instrument. Yunior graduated from the prestigious National School of Art (ENA) with a double major in bass and violin. While in Cuba, he played violin with the Cuban National Symphony and bass with folkloric and Latin jazz groups. Yunior moved to the United States to continue his musical studies at CalArts in Los Angeles, graduating in 2002 with honors

Album

Ancestral Memories

Label: Sony Music
Released: 2019

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Article: Live Review

The Latin Jazz All Stars at Dazzle

Read "The Latin Jazz All Stars at Dazzle" reviewed by Geoff Anderson


Latin Jazz All Stars Dazzle Denver, CO January 10, 2019 The All Stars came to town Thursday night and lived up to their name. The Latin Jazz All Stars is an amalgam that periodically organizes and tours with a fluctuating cast of players. A similar conglomeration came through the Denver ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

A Conversation with LehCats

Read "A Conversation with LehCats" reviewed by Lorens Chuno


LehCats' latest release, Movement to Egalitaria, is a collection of songs that come together to engender an achievable vision of a fairer society. Join me and this fantastic musical couple, Karen Stachel and Norbert Stachel, as we talk about the making of the album, discrimination in the world of classical music, the Bay area, and other ...

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Article: Album Review

Albare: Only Human

Read "Only Human" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


Australian guitarist Albare (Albert Dadon) celebrates ethnic diversity and cultural threads common to all people with the effervescent Only Human. Together with pianist Phil Turcio they have penned a set of ten catchy, impressionistic tunes that the band interprets with tastefully understated performances. The breezy music coalesces around a few clean and elementary motifs ...

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Article: Album Review

Yosvany Terry: Yosvany Terry: New Throned King

Read "Yosvany Terry: New Throned King" reviewed by Steve Bryant


Yosvany Terry is part of the new wave of young Cuban players who have come to these shores during the last decade and established a solid presence based on their artistry and virtuosity. What has distinguished Terry from his counterparts, however, is that while most of the Cubans are either pianists or drummers, his instruments of ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Perform At The Painted Bride, April 13, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Perform At The Painted Bride, April 13, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba celebrate the ensemble's 30th anniversary, and the successful funding of its debut CD via a Kickstarter campaign, with a performance at The Painted Bride in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 13, 2013. Over the past three decades, under Rosewoman's direction, New Yor-Uba's repertoire has deepened and evolved. New Yor-Uba premiered at Joseph ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Michele Rosewoman And New Yor-Uba Perform At Roulette, April 5, 2013

Michele Rosewoman And New Yor-Uba Perform At Roulette, April 5, 2013

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba celebrate the ensemble's 30th anniversary, and the successful funding of its debut CD via a Kickstarter campaign, with a performance at Roulette in Brooklyn on Friday, April 5, 2013. Over the past three decades, under Rosewoman's direction, New Yor-Uba's repertoire has deepened and evolved. New Yor-Uba premiered at Joseph Papp's Public ...

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Article: Album Review

Billy White: First Things First

Read "First Things First" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


First Things First is as apt a name for a debut album as anybody could come up with. While this marks pianist Billy White's first leader date, he already has plenty of impressive musical experience under his belt: spending his college years earning a degree in ethnomusicology from UCLA; working with a jazz/hip-hop hybrid group Heezbus, ...


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