Hall of Fame

no responses. May 23, 2019 Natasha

Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dayme’ Arocena


Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dayme’ Arocena

By: Natasha Archary      Singer, composer and choir director, Daymé Arocena intertwines her musical heritage from her native Cuba in a fusion of Afro-Jazz and […]

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no responses. January 22, 2018 Natasha

Hall of Fame – A tribute to Omar Sosa


Hall of Fame – A tribute to Omar Sosa

By: Natasha Archary    Cuban born, multi-instrumentalist Omar Sosa is a prolific, Afro-Cuban jazz artist, pianist and performer lauded for his genre-bonding recordings that fuses Latin […]

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no responses. January 8, 2018 Natasha

Afro-Cuban Hall of Fame – A tribute to Machito


Afro-Cuban Hall of Fame – A tribute to Machito

By: Natasha Archary    There are so many “urban legends” about how Latin music became embedded in America’s cultural mainstream. Perhaps the most common thread was […]

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no responses. January 3, 2018 Natasha

Afro-Cuban Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dizzy Gillespie


Afro-Cuban Hall of Fame – A tribute to Dizzy Gillespie

By: Natasha Archary    The birth of Afro-Cuban jazz can be traced to trumpeter Mario Bauza. Buaza introduced Dizzy Gillespie to the Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo […]

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