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Richard Smith - Tangos

Richard’s well-known discs have garnished praise such as “Best Contemporary Jazz Guitar Album” (Tune Up Magazine), a nomination for “Record of the Year” (Ad Lib Magazine), and “Best New Artist” (Radio & Records Magazine). 755 more words

Smooth Jazz

ARMANDO PERAZA LATIN PERCUSSIONIST DIES ~1924-2014

posted by Robert J. Carmack  @blues2jazzguy

Latin percussionist Amando Peraza (89) died April 14. No information was reported on place or cause of death as reported by several news agencies.   282 more words

World Music

Volcan - Volcan

Volcan is an all-star group that is the product of years of friendship, respect and a diverse, rich, musical heritage. The four friends are Jose Armando Gola, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Giovanni Hidalgo and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. 127 more words

CD Reviews

Orquesta Dharma album cover final, using my Jazz Squared painting

Jazz Squared is the back ground graphic for Jamie Dubberly and Orquesta Dharma’s new album. First album was “Road Warrior” nominated as album of year for Latin Jazz. 31 more words

David Longoria - baila!

David Longoria is one of the most important and many-sided trumpet-players in contemporary Smooth-Jazz. He also is a brilliant singer. He worked with Sting, Foreigner, Buddy Rich, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, B.B.King, Boyz II Men and many more. 64 more words

CD Reviews

Jorge Continentino - "Portrait"

Tag: Medium

Release date: 20 May 2005

Originally released in 2005, Portrait is Latin jazz album by Brazilian saxophonist Jorge Continentino. He’s worked with David Byrne and Mauro Refosco, playing a style of… 170 more words

Music Review

Continentrio - "Continentrio"

Tag: Medium

Release date: 14 November 2007

Brazilian Jorge Continentino’s Latin jazz ensemble Continentrio’s debut full-length self-titled album is a pretty solid release of South American Latin jazz. 204 more words

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