I recently discovered this initial release (2004) by the Roberto Fonseca Afro-Cuban Jazz Project. Mr. Fonseca is a now-well-known jazz pianist hailing from Havana, Cuba. There are several standouts ("Igbae", "Negra Mia", and "De Regreso") on this album including an interesting take on "Over the Rainbow".
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I recently heard a song from this album by Darren Lyons on my Dave Peck Pandora station (yeah, another "Streaming Update" blog post is coming) and just had to give the album a listen. Glad I did .. good straight-ahead jazz. Check out his site for more info on this excellent drummer and what his … Continue reading Darren
Another Houston Person discovery. This time he collaborates with Teddy Edwards and pays tribute to some past greats. Wonderful album.
I'm a fan of Bill Charlap and by extension the New York Trio. I think Mr. Charlap is one of the finest (and underrated) pianists in the jazz world.
"Night Lights" is a Gerry Mulligan recording from 1963. Pour yourself a cocktail and have a listen. More info and a nice review can be found on the LondonJazzCollector blog.
Bria Skonberg won the 2017 Juno Vocal Jazz Album of the Year with "Bria". Singer, songwriter, and trumpeter .. how did I miss this talented musician?!
Just go on over to Discogs and have a look at who is featured on this aptly titled album: Roy Hargrove Quintet - With The Tenors Of Our Time