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Monday, Feb. 20, 2012

Roots Before Branches

On Roots Before Branches, Puerto Rican drummer Henry Cole and his talented cohort move easily as an ensemble from one tempo and texture to another. Grammy-winning saxophonist David Sánchez blows tropical jazz over swaying melodies as space rock...
Monday, July 6, 2009

Time Out (Columbia Legacy), Sketches of Spain (Columbia Legacy), Mingus Ah Um (Columbia Legacy), Dance Mania (RCA Legacy)

The late 1950s and early '60s was a wonderful time for jazz. Arguably, the music had never before been as expansive or expressive and has never since reached such levels. For evidence: a parcel of Legacy CD reissues by major artists, the original albums augmented by additional discs containing alternate versions, concert recordings and...
Saturday, March 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Wilson Center

Latin-jazz legend Tito Puente passed away in 2000, but his son, Tito Puente Jr., has carried on his legacy, touring with an orchestra and playing many of the same songs his father popularized. Tonight, the Tito Puente Jr. Orchestra performs an 8 p.m. concert at the Wilson Center.