Oscar Hernandez "The Art of Latin Jazz" album

Oscar Hernandez “The Art of Latin Jazz” Album Review

“The Art of Latin Jazz” is the first album under multi-Grammy Salsa bandleader Oscar Hernandez’ name. It also takes him out of his Salsa genre comfort zone. Oscar Hernández had been a successful Salsa musician and bandleader for over 4 decades. He was the musical director for Ruben Blades’ Seis del Solar. Additionally, Oscar has […]

Bobby Sanabria and Miguel Zenon Jazz masters

Jazz Shows in New York for Puerto Rico

Jazz masters Bobby Sanabria and Miguel Zenon organized separate Jazz events to gather funds for Puerto Rico’s Disaster Relief. The event “Salsa Meets Jazz for Puerto Rico” will take place on Monday, October 23, while the event “Fuerza Puerto Rico” will be held on Wednesday, November 1st. Both events will be held in New York […]

"Familia" is a homage to Chico O'Farrill and Bebo Valdes

NPR on O’Farrill-Valdes Latin Jazz Album “Familia”

NPR’s Felix Contreras interviewed Arturo O’Farrill on his Latin Jazz album with Chucho Valdes titled “Familia“. In Familia Arturo and Chucho pay homage to their fathers, Chico O’Farrill and Bebo Valdes. Both of these legends were influential in the creation of what we know as Latin Jazz. NPR’s Alt. Latino and the Interview with Arturo […]