Tom Ehrlich - Monterey Jazz Festival 09 Page 5

cuban music, musica cubanaRobert Rodríguez piano, Michael Rodríguez trumpet and Matt Brewer bass

The Rodríguez Brothers Quartet from New York City lead by borthers Robert and Michael ae making a name for themselves with their own group as well as extensive work with many major jazz and Afro-Caribbean music groups.  They played a great set of mostly original music. Part of  the Rodríguez brothers'  family is from Cuba.

cuban music, musica cubanaMichael trumpet and Robert piano

cuban music, musica cubanaMichael Rodríguez

cuban music, musica cubana

cuban music, musica cubana

cuban music, musica cubanaMarcus Gilmore drums and Michael Rodríguez in background

cuban music, musica cubanaMatt Brewer bass, Michael trumpet, Robert piano

cuban music, musica cubanaMurray Low piano, Dave Belove bass and John Santos timbales

These three Bay Area musicians were playing with Wayne Wallace's Rhythm and Rhyme big band, composed of many of the best Bay Area Afro-Caribbean musicians.  They played a great set of original compositions, latin jazz standards and a latinized version of an Earth Wind and Fire song.

lunes, 24 diciembre 2012, 09:42 am