‘Cuban Fire!’ by Stan Kenton & his orchestra is an album (one of the most influential Latin jazz large-ensemble recordings […]
Chucho Valdés’ ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ is an album recorded on April 9–10, 1999 and released on April 11, […]
This day (November 6, 1949), in Artemisa, Cuba, is born Arturo Sandoval, a jazz trumpeter and pianist. v MORE FROM […]
This day (October 9, 1941), in Quivicán, Cuba, is born Chucho Valdés, a Cuban pianist, bandleader and founder of Irakere.
This day (September 14, 1989), in Mexico City, Mexico, died Damasa Perez Prado, Cuban bandleader often referred to as the […]
This day (August 6, 2005), in Havana, Cuba, died Ibrahim Ferrer, a Cuban singer and musicianmember of the Buena Vista […]
This day ( July 13, 2003), in Havana, died Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz a.k.a Compay Segundo, a Cuban guitar player […]
Chucho Valdés’ “Border-Free” is an album recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers and released on July 9, 2013.