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NYC's newest Latin supper club - Live music nightly - dinner & dancing - In the heart of NYC's meat-packing district
NYC's newest Latin supper club - Live music nightly - dinner & dancing - In the heart of NYC's meat-packing district


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viernes, 23 octubre 2015, 03:50 pm

Pedrito Martínez Group @Yoshi's Saturday

New CD Recorded in Havana

With Issac, Telmary & Descemer Bueno

Tom Ehrlich just returned from Havana where he photographed The Pedrito Martínez Group recording their second CD with a variety of guest artists including Issac Delgado, Telmary, Román Díaz and Descemer Bueno.

Pedrito's band will play Yoshi's, Oakland at 7:30, Saturday, Oct. 24 and open for Irakere in Rohnert Park on Sunday. Irakere plays Santa Cruz (no opening act) on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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martes, 20 octubre 2015, 10:15 pm




ENGLISH:  The Chucho Valdés tour of the United States, titled Irakere 40,  begins in Los Angeles today.   This tour uses a tremendous younger generation of Cuba's musicians (with the exception of Chucho himself, of course), honors the 40th anniversary of Irakere's work as a free-standing ensemble, and supports the release of the new CD Chucho Valdés Tribute to Irakere, which was recorded live at the Marciac Jazz Festival.  The clip above is this group live at Marciac.  

: La gira de Chucho Valdés en EEUU, titulada Irakere 40, comienza en Los Ángeles hoy. Esta gira utiliza una generación más joven de tremendos músicos cubanos (con la excepción del mismo Chucho por supuesto), rinde homenaje al 40 aniversario de trabajo de Irakere como un grupo independiente, y apoya el lanzamiento del nuevo CD Chucho Valdés Tribute to Irakere, que fue grabado en vivo en el Festival de Jazz de Marciac. El clip arriba es este grupo en vivo en Marciac.

For those of you who would like to go a LOT deeper into Irakere's  history, the documentary above is an excellent treatment of the original group.  The young musicians in the current touring group are profoundly influenced by Irakere.  You can see the entire US tour schedule here. If you are anywhere near one of the cities on the list, do not miss this.   (Kevin Moore asks that we remind those of you in or near Santa Cruz that it is one of the cities in the tour.) 

ESPAÑOL: Para aquellos de ustedes que les gustaría ir MUCHO MÁS profundamente en la historia de Irakere, el documental de arriba es un excelente tratamiento del grupo original. Los jóvenes músicos en el grupo de gira actual son profundamente influenciados por Irakere. Pueden ver toda la programación de la gira de Estados Unidos aquí. Si están en cualquier lugar cerca de una de las ciudades en  la lista, no se lo pierdan. (Kevin Moore pide que recordemos a aquellos de ustedes en o cerca de Santa Cruz que es una de las ciudades en la gira.)

ENGLISH:  Today is officially the Día de la Cultura Cubana in Cuba.  All of us here would like to take this moment to thank the Cuban people for its wonderful cultural contributions to the world, especially in music. 
ESPAÑOL: Hoy es oficialmente el Día de la Cultura Cubana en Cuba. Todos nosotros  nos gustaría aprovechar este momento para agradecer al pueblo cubano por sus maravillosas contribuciones culturales al mundo, sobre todo en la música.

ENGLISH:  Finally, Telmary Díaz is in Madison Wisconsin this week as part of the Passing the Mic Hip Hop Arts Festival.  She is participating in lectures, roundtables and performances including a concert on Saturday the 24th.  
ESPAÑOL:  Por último, Telmary Díaz está en Madison, Wisconsin esta semana como parte del Passing The Mic Hop Hop Arts Festival. Ella está participando en conferencias, mesas redondas y actuaciones que incluyen un concierto el sábado (24).



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domingo, 18 octubre 2015, 04:15 pm

Yeni Valdés, Maikel Dinza & Sergio Vargas

Coming Releases by Oye Mi Musica Records

I had a little chat today with Luisin Martí, executive producer and president of Oye Mi Musica Records , and he told me about a few projects that they will release next year. Yeni Valdés of Los Van Van is recording her first solo album! The first single is called "Ya no me llevas de la mano".

Yeni - Ya no me llevas de la mano Yeni Valdés single "Ya no me llevas de la mano"
coming soon by Oye Mi Musica Records

Don't worry, Yeni is not leaving Los Van Van. Luisin tells us "It is nothing related to what people are used to hearing Yeni sing with Los Van Van. It's a salsa dance track and recording is currently underway in Havana and Puerto Rico with the participation of outstanding artists such as pianist José M. Lugo of Guasabara Group. The album will have 10 salsa songs and some surprises".  Luisin has promised to bring us back un cachito pa' huele when he gets back from Havana.

Another Oye Mi Musica project is Maikel Dinza's album "Regalando corazones" with the very sexy cover below. They expect to release it in January/February 2016. I've heard a number of his songs that are up at YouTube and am very much looking forward to his album.

Maikel Dinza Maikel Dinza - "Regalando corazones" should be released in early 2016

In 2016 Oye Mi Musica will also release a CD by Dominican singer Sergio Vargas. It is a collection of boleros he recorded in Cuba. Stay tuned for more info!

Sergio Vargas Dominican Sergio Vargas singing "Boleros en La Habana"

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domingo, 18 octubre 2015, 05:07 am


Cuban Dance and Music Congress

Baílalo Cuban Dance & Music Convention

Saturday October 24-28, Isla Margarita, Venezuela will host the ¡Baílalo! Cuban Dance and Music Convention. It is an initiative of dance schools and organized by Kala Entertainment. The Congreso is eight days of Cuban dance workshops with parties every night featuring the best DJs and the top Cuban orchestras. Check out the poster above to see the dates and artists. There will also be a couples dance competition. We found out about it a bit late so I don't know what packages are still available, but I imagine at least the day passes must be. Click here to check out the convention packages . This is supposed to be an annual event so hopefully we'll be able to get the word out a little earlier next year. For now we leave you with the promotional video from their Facebook site.

¡Báilalo! video promocional 2015

Video promocional de el congreso ¡Báilalo! Margarita 2015. Protagonizado por las diferentes academias de baile de la isla de Margarita en el estado Nueva Esparta. Organiza Kala Entertainment.

Posted by Bailalo - Margarita 2015 on Sunday, October 11, 2015

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