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Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators: Caribbean TInge

Born in Cuba and classically trained, pianist Elio Villafranca has long offered a unique take on Latin jazz, foregoing the reliance on percussion pyrotechnics for a more fully integrated blend of his varied interests. That’s not to say that he can’t bring the fire when it’s called for, as he does on “Mambo Vivo,” a … Read More “Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators: Caribbean TInge”

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