Tag Archives: Latin Jazz

Jazz P.R. “Homenaje al Cantante de los Cantantes”


After a 26 year collaboration in Afro-Caribbean music, vocalist/percussionist Willie Hernandez teams up with trombonist/arranger Randy Zimmerman to produce a tribute to Hector Lavoe, “El Cantante De Los Cantantes,” the singer of singers. The musical selections on this album, which include guaguanco, bolero, merengue, son montuno, and mambo jazz, are expertly rendered by their vehicle of choice, Jazz PR, the latin-jazz and hard-core salsa group based in Austin, Texas.

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Snowboy & The Latin Section “New York Afternoon”

Snowboy & the Latin Section are Europe’s leading Afro-Cuban Jazz performers and  recording artists, led by multi-percussionist Mark ‘Snowboy’ Cotgrove.

SnowboyandThe Latin Section - New York Afternoon

“New York Afternoon” – New album by Snowboy & The Latin Section celebrating the 30th Year since their first record.  A glorious Afro-Cuban jazz extravaganza, which captures the block party feel of 70s Latin jazz and early salsa, this is going to be one of the most in demand jazz albums of 2015.

It features vocals from both rising jazz vocal star Jen Kearney and Baltimore house music legend Marc Evans, the latter on New York Afternoon, the debut radio single which is already beginning to pick up support. The album also features saxophonist Pete Wareham from Polar Bear and Acoustic Ladyland.

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