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2006 Stories by Andrés Solar

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  • John Pizzarelli Quartet

    published December 28, 2006

    As an antidote to the faux-swing movement of the Nineties (led by the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, et al.), the John Pizzarelli... More >>

  • Dianne Reeves

    published December 21, 2006

    A true jazz vocalist in the tradition of Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, Dianne Reeves unquestionably possesses the power, tone, phrasing,... More >>

  • The Wallace Roney Group

    published December 7, 2006

    The talents of trumpeter Wallace Roney, an alumnus of the latter-day Miles Davis group, have sometimes been obscured by the shadow of that... More >>

  • Lou Donaldson Quartet

    published November 9, 2006

    As autumn has slowly descended on Greater Miami, so have a number of world-renowned senior musicians. The season has already brought piano maestro... More >>

  • Andrea Marcovicci

    published November 2, 2006

    "It looks on the first face of it that maybe this isn't so hip," admits Andrea Marcovicci, referring to her cabaret show titled Andrea Sings... More >>

  • The Conga Kings

    published November 2, 2006

    Three master congueros, each with a distinctive style, lend the Conga Kings' accelerated pulse, but the name is meant to highlight the heart of... More >>

  • Candido Camero

    published October 26, 2006

    Octogenarian Cuban musician Candido Camero, who celebrates a birthday with a return engagement in downtown Miami, works today at the same job he... More >>

  • Bebo Valds

    published October 12, 2006

    Bebo Valdés, the supremely gifted 87-year-old pianist, master arranger, and star of Miami's Calle 54 Records, joins the powerful Arturo... More >>

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