Eliane Elias is a Grammy- and Latin-Grammy-winning Brazilian jazz pianist and singer. Eliane Elias News 2022 "Best Latin Jazz Album" Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Eliane Elias opens her 2023 tour at Birdland in Hell's Kitchen; Tuesday-Saturday, March 28 - April 1, 2023. From $36. 🇧🇷 Elias was born into Brazilian Bossa Nova Elias was born in São Paulo, Brazil in … [Read more...] about Eliane Elias, “2022 Best Latin Jazz Album” Grammy & Latin Grammy Winner Opens Her 2023 Tour at Birdland
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Tito Puente (1923-2000), "El Rey de los Timbales" or "The King of Latin Music," was a New York Puerto Rican whose career as a timbales player, songwriter and record producer spanned the formative eras of both Latin Jazz and Salsa. Puente, of Puerto Rican descent, was known for sounding very Cuban. Take It to the Bridge Puente means "bridge" in Spanish and he really was a … [Read more...] about Tito Puente is Still “The King of Latin Music”
Carlos Henriquez is a New York Puerto Rican jazz bassist, composer and leader. As a teenager, he played for New York salsa legends like Tito Puente and Celia Cruz. Henriquez studied at Julliard under the old Tito Puente scholarship. Wynton Marsalis chose Carlos for his ensembles in 1998, right out of high school. Today Carlos holds the bass chair of the Jazz at Lincoln … [Read more...] about The Carlos Henriquez Nonet Plays Jazz at Dizzy’s Including New Year’s Eve
Isabel Leonard is a Grammy®-winning Argentine-American mezzo-soprano. We've watched her perform at the Argentine Consulate in New York. When Ms. Leonard starts to sing, you can't help but stop whatever you are doing and just listen. She has a really commanding stage presence. Isabel Leonard Live with Carnegie Hall Isabel Leonard performs for Live with Carnegie Hall … [Read more...] about Isabel Leonard Grammy-winning Argentine-American Opera Star
Cuban jazz pianist and composer Elio Villafranca is a figurative painter of stories of freedom in a palette of classical, latin and jazz colors. Elio teaches at Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard, but is a student of history. His compositions ride the passages of the African diaspora that connect us all through Cuba. I don't know how to explain it, but whenever I'm … [Read more...] about Elio Villafranca