April is Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a time to celebrate the unique qualities of America’s art form, the talents of jazz legends, the joy music can bring to its audiences, and whatever jazz means to you. JAM culminates with International Jazz Day on April 30 featuring an exciting line-up of jazz all-stars from around the globe celebrating in style at an outdoors concert in Osaka, Japan.
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Editor’s Picks – Best CDs of 2011
Publication: Latin Jazz Network
Date: February 2, 2012
Author: Danilo Navas
Miguel Zenón – Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook (Marsalis Music – USA)
Being a recipient of the coveted MacArthur Fellowship has given Miguel Zenón the freedom to pursue great projects. Alma Adentro is an extraordinary exploration of the Puerto Rican Songbook. The true soul of a nation reflected in its musical creations. The result has invaluable quality. Variations on a theme that are rooted in the tradition, elevating the standards to new musical heights.
To see Danilo’s other picks for the best of 2011, please visit the Latin Jazz Network website.