Salvant, was voted top Female Vocalist in the 2016 DownBeat Critics Poll, discusses her new album, Dreams And Daggers.
Arturo O'Farrill & Chucho Valdes
Songs for Our Fathers
By Ted Panken
Pianists Chucho Valdés and Arturo O’Farrill are both giants of Latin jazz. They are also both the sons of famous musicians. They pay tribute to their legendary fathers on a new collaborative album, Familia: Tribute To Bebo And Chico.
By Dan Ouellette
The violinist discusses her new tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald, Ella: Accentuate The Positive, and talks about how the First Lady of Song influenced her prolific career.
By Josef Woodard
DownBeat catches up with the in-demand bassist, who has a new leader album, Sing Me Some Cry. His collaborators on the album include reedist Ken Vandermark and pianist Kris Davis.
Zem Audu (saxophone)
Lucia Cadotsch (vocals)
Ted Chubb (trumpet)
Josephine Davies (saxophone)
Kenny Barron: “Cook's Bay” from Book Of Intuition (Impulse!)
Tigran Hamasyan: “Markos And Markos” from An Ancient Observer (Nonesuch)
Craig Taborn: “The Shining One” from Daylight Ghosts (ECM)
Billy Childs: “Dance Of Shiva” from Rebirth (Mack Avenue)
Aruán Ortiz: “Dominant Force” from Cubanism (Intakt )
Alfredo Rodriguez: “The Invasion Parade” from The Invasion Parade (Mack Avenue)
Children of the Light Trio: “African Wave” from Children Of The Light (Mack Avenue)
Kevin Hays: “Scrapple From The Apple” from North (Sunnyside)
Chucho Valdés and The Afro-Cuban Jazz Messengers: “Bebo” from Border-Free (Jazz Village)
Also in this Issue
Student Music Guide
NEC Celebrates 150 Years
William Paterson Builds on Brilliant Legacy
CJC Offers New Opportunities
James Morrison Soars as Bandleader & Educator
Detailed Listings for more than 240 Schools
PLUS Dozens of CD Reviews, Product Reviews and Much More!
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