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FLAV MARTIN & JERRY MAROTTA – Soul Redemption

August 3, 2018

Flav Martin & Jerry Marotta 2018 Spiritual excavations from artists whose sonic caress can pacify psyche by igniting fire down the spine. From Santana to Marley and beyond, there’s been a lot of self-searching applied to Latin and Caribbean rhythms … Continue reading

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BLUES IMAGE feat. Mike Pinera – Timeless

October 23, 2017

Purple Pyramid 2017 On the way to a world that others might have missed, American guitarist returns to the garden. Not a household name he deserves to be, Mike Pinera has left an indelible trace on the face of classic … Continue reading

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OZOMATLI – Non-Stop Mexico – Jamaica

April 29, 2017

Cleopatra 2017 With a stronger grip on their heritage, Californian sextet take continental drift to insular swirl to celebrate Chicano chic with a few heavy guests. One of a few Latin collectives whose contemporary handling of traditional influences has never … Continue reading

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LOS LOBOS – Disconnected In New York City

October 28, 2013

429 Records 2013 “Just another band from East L.A.” cross over to the East Coast to celebrate their four decades of sparks-flying. It’s hard to believe LOS LOBOS have been lurking in the urban jungle for 40 years now for, … Continue reading

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BAJOFONDO – Presente

May 25, 2013

BAJOFONDO - Presente

Masterworks 2013 You can squeeze “tango” and “club” out from this octet’s name but not from their music that gets hotter ‘n’ hotter. Latin Grammy may not be the most attention-drawing category for most of the world, but the award … Continue reading

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