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Cuba: The Conversation Continues Receives 2 Grammy Nominations

December 7, 2015: Cuba: The Conversation Continues was nominated today for two Grammy Awards – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition (The Afro Latin Jazz Suite). 133 more words

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Cuba: The Conversation Continues Receives 2 Grammy Nominations

December 7, 2015: Cuba: The Conversation Continues was nominated today for two Grammy Awards – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album and Best Instrumental Composition (The Afro Latin Jazz Suite). 136 more words

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Musician To Travel From Miami To Havana For Embassy Opening

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The first track on the yet-to-be-released album “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is called “The Triumphant Journey.” And the man behind the music will make a special journey of his own Friday to Cuba. 370 more words

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CUBA: The Conversation Continues

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Recorded in Havana 48 hours after President Obama announced his plan to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is a powerful statement, a juxtaposition of music and current events. 84 more words

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CUBA: The Conversation Continues

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Recorded in Havana 48 hours after President Obama announced his plan to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is a powerful statement, a juxtaposition of music and current events. 86 more words

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For Jerry Gonzalez' 65th Birthday, a "Directors Cut" Jazz Times Article From 2009 and an Uncut Downbeat Blindfold Test From 2003

In acknowledgement of master conguero-trumpeter-conceptualist Jerry Gonzalez’s 65th birthday, here’s a “Director’s Cut” of a feature piece I wrote for Jazz Times in 2012 about Jerry and basssist Andy Gonzalez, his brother, a pioneer in such rising-star young bassists as , among others, Carlos Henriquez and Luques Curtis, and an uncut, animated 2003 Blindfold Test with Jerry. 8,626 more words

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