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Gilberto Gil: Quanta Live

Gilberto Gil wears many hats, most notably as an international warrior for environmental causes and civil rights. But above all, he is a Brazilian superstar, somewhat comparable to a musically sophisticated Bob Dylan. The sound quality of Gilberto Gil’s Quanta Live, which was recorded at Rio de Janeiro’s Teatro Jo o Caetano last year, is … Read More “Gilberto Gil: Quanta Live”

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Latin Jazz Orchestra: Havana Blues

Havana Blues pairs veteran composer/conductor/arranger Chico O’Farrill with the Rodríguez-Rendún Latin Jazz Orchestra for a second recording of vintage Latin jazz. While there are no surprises, this cd reveals big band Latin jazz at its most exuberant. Armando Rodríguez and Victor Rendún met at the University of North Texas in the ’70s, and put the … Read More “Latin Jazz Orchestra: Havana Blues”

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