Eddie Palmieri has announced the forthcoming release of his second album of the year, Mi Luz Mayor, on Dec. 7. The album was recorded in honor of Palmieri’s late wife Iraida, and features new recordings of some of her favorite music. The album will be released via the pianist’s new Ropeadope imprint Uprising Music. Special guests include Gilberto Santa Rosa, Herman Olivera, and Carlos Santana, who plays on the album’s third track, “Mi Congo.”
Check out Mi Luz Mayor’s opening track, “Sun Sun Babaé,” below.