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Sunday, 13 November 2016, 01:50 PM

Timbasa & Martha Galarraga

A New Take on Timba-Folkoric Fusion

Timbasa is the latest brainchild of Václav Greif, the young Czech Republic virtuoso who was responsible for the sessions that resulted in the Alain Pérez volumes of the Beyond Salsa series.

Václav wrote the material after years of studying Afro-Cuban folkloric music with various masters, including the legendary Piri López of Los Chinitos and Máximino of Rumberos de Cuba. After assembling a group of Czech and Slovakian musicians, he invited the extraordinary Cuban singer Martha Galarraga, who now lives in France where she works with Omar Sosa and others. Here are the full bios of all the participants.

After a series of concerts, Timbasa recorded all of the material live in one day. Here are some clips from the sessions.

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Saturday, 12 November 2016, 12:21 AM

Tom Ehrlich's Monterey Jazz Galleries, Part III

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Claudia Villela

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Friday, 11 November 2016, 06:25 AM

JoJazz Takes Place Next Week

Also: New Videos by Yissy Garcia & Bandancha; Richie Kaye & Ernesto Vega

ENGLISH   : The 19th Edition of JoJazz will take place between November 17-20 in Havana. Many of the excellent Jazz recordings reviewed on this website, especially those in the The Jazz Young Spirit  series from Colibrí, are by winners of this competition, and if you attend a lot of concerts by young Cuban Jazz artists, you have probably seen several winners on stage.   This competition is international and enrolls contestants almost up to the last minute.  YOU CAN READ THE OFFICIAL CONVOCATION HERE.  
The radio program From the Isle of Music   will rebroadcast  music from past winners of JoJazz and interviews with the founder, Alexis Vázquez  , and the director of many of the large ensembles of young artists, Joaquín Betancourt  ,   during   the weeks of November 21 and 28.  (Next week features Harold López-Nussa. )  This program airs Monday nights on shortwave on WBCQ The Planet, 7490 KHz at 8pm Eastern time (US) and Tuesdays at 1900 UTC on Channel 292, 6070 KHz (shortwave) from Rohrbach, Germany. Tunein.com carries a live stream of WBCQ The Planet. 
We will share the highlights of JoJazz with you in December. 
ESPAÑOL:     Quizas aún más importante para el desarrollo de jóvenes jazzistas en Cuba es JoJazz, un concurso para los artistas entre 16-30 años de edad. La 19ª edición de JoJazz se llevará a cabo entre noviembre 17-20 en La Habana. Muchos de las excelentes grabaciones de Jazz reseñadas en este sitio web, especialmente los de la  serie de Colibrí  El joven espiritu de Jazz,  son por los ganadores de este concurso, y si usted asiste a una gran cantidad de conciertos por los jóvenes jazzistas cubanos,  es probable que haya visto varios ganadores en el escenario. Este concurso es internacional y se inscribe concursantes casi hasta el último minuto.  EL TEXTO DE LA CONVOCATORIA  ESTÁ DISPONIBLE AQUÍ.   
El programa radial From the Isle of Music   repetirá sus episodios con la  música de  ganadores anteriores de JoJazz y entrevistas con el fundador, Alexis Vázquez  , y el director de muchos  grandes ensembles de artistas jóvenes, Joaquín Betancourt  , durante las semanas del 21 y 22 de noviembre (Próxima semana contará con Harold López-Nussa .). Este programa se transmite en onda corta lunes por la noche en WBCQ El Planeta, 7490 KHz a partir de las 8 pm hora del Este (Estados Unidos) y los martes a las 1900 UTC en el Channel 292, 6070 KHz (onda corta) desde Rohrbach, Alemania. Tunein.com lleva una transmisión en vivo (no en demanda) de WBCQ El Planeta.
Compartiremos lo más destacado con uds en diciembre. 


Yissy Garcia , a past JoJazz award winner, recently released this new video: 



Another past JoJazz winner, Ernesto Vega , is currently in the studio doing videos with Richie Kaye , a singer/guitarist/songwriter who works in several genres.  Richie was kind enough to share their first video with us for your enjoyment.   You can read the bios of both Richie and Ernesto on Richie's website: 
http://richiekaye.com/richie-kaye-and-ernesto-vega/





(photo Sam Kuslan)

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Tuesday, 01 November 2016, 12:42 AM

Orquesta LA TABLA De Cuba

Nuevo video "El Panadero" dirigido por Joseph Ros

So coooolll... check out this new video from an rising-star group: Orquesta LA TABLA de Cuba. It  feature's the band's new hit "El Panadero" from their upcoming album. 

Orquesta LA TABLA de Cuba

Orquesta La Tabla was founded in 2007 by bassist, arranger and composer Yadiel Bolaño. Since its inception, the band counted on young musicians that graduated from music schools in Cuba, where they were influenced by jazz, art and of course different styles of Cuban music. Their first CD -- self-titled -- La Tabla de Cuba, was recorded on the Colibrí label and includes thirteen tracks plus a video clip "El Chance" and the "making of" of this recording , audiovisual both under the direction of Angel Alderete. In 2016 they began working on their secind album and released its first single "El Panadero" (the bread baker) along with a video by acclaimed director Joseph Ros.

Orquesta LA TABLA de Cuba

Orquesta LA TABLA de Cuba

For more info and pics on LA TABLA be sure to check out their group page plus photos and galleries. Bien caliente te lo traigo pa'l gusto del mundo entero!

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