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Victor Prieto, a revolutionary on the accordion, embraces Jazz, Tango, Classical and Celtic Roots enriched with new rhythms and colors.
Juan Carlos Formell is a musician that combines the musical traditions of his native Cuba with influences from throughout the Caribbean and Latin America along with the flavor and sophistication of New York, where he has resided for nearly two decades.
Pianist and flautist Oriente Lopez who distinguishes himself as a composer in many languages and has been especially prolific as an arranger.
...a keen-eared light-handed percusionist who can draw a rainbow of intriguing sounds - Washington Post
Moved to the United States to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston where he was awarded several scholarships including "International Award 2003," The "Charles Mingus Award 2007," and the prestigious "Outstanding Performer Award 2007."
"Kurimski has drawn upon the rich guitar traditions of Afro-Peruvian music and fused it with jazz, creating a unique and organic blend." - Latin Jazz Corner
"I wanted to focus on the more traditional accordion styles of the music. Forro comes out of the difficult lives of the people of the northeast, and while it's joyous and celebratory, it often talks about hard times and suffering."
Bello's degrees of stylistic vocal command allow her to evoke a Middle Eastern feel, putting melismatic inflections into her voice as needed.
If you want to discover the deep roots of the cumbia, this is where you'll find it. From Colombia's Caribbean coast, Los Gaiteros keep the old tradition intact, stoking their "fire of pure blood" with gaita flutes, heavy percussion, maracas and raucous vocals.
Moroccan musician Brahim Fribgane, oud player and percussionist, currently lives in New York City. - Latin Jazz Corner
Colombian drummer Juan Felipe Mayorga brings together the sounds of bassist Edward Perez and pianist Nitzan Gavrieli in one diverse trio for a blend of South American rhythms with a contemporary jazz and fusion collage.