Café with Poncho Sanchez; on Coltrane album, state of Latin Jazz, and Jazz Alley

If you’re new to Latino Music Cafe and like our content, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!I just had another opportunity to talk to legendary Latin Jazz percussionist Poncho Sanchez ahead of his shows at Seattle’s Jazz Alley. During our virtual coffee we discussed his next Latin Jazz album, […]

Ola Fresca’s “Elixir” Brings Salsa with Fresh Sound

“Elixir”, the 3rd recording from Brooklyn-based Salsa band Ola Fresca brings a fresh take on danceable Latin music with urban lyrics. I found the 9-track Salsa album quite interesting, mostly because of Ola Fresca’s simple lineup, fluidity of rhythms, and New York style urban lyrics and soneos. There’s good variety of themes and arrangements during […]