1. Stevie Wonder To Receive Gershwin Prize

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder has been chosen as the second recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The award presentation will take place in the Library's Gr Legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder has been chosen as the second recipient of…

  2. Cuban Roots

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Due this week, the 14-track…

  3. Estefan Revels In Cuban Roots On '90 Millas'

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90 Millas," her debut album for Sony BMG's Burgundy Records. Due Sept. 18, the 14-track set is led by the single "No Llores," which features gu Gloria Estefan revisits the Cuban music of her roots on "90…

  4. Salsa Bandleader Delgado Defects To U.S.

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has defected to the United States to pursue an international career, a former associate said today (Jan. 26). Issac Delgado, one of Cuba's most popular salsa bandleaders, has defected to the United States to pursue an…

  5. 2005 Latin Grammy Awards Winners

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Below is a complete list of winners of the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards, held Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and broadcast live via Univision. Record of…

  6. Upcoming book releases

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Upcoming book releases Rock And Roll Archaeologist: How I Chased Down Kurt's Stratocaster, the "Layla" Guitar, and Janis's Boa Peter Blecha Sasquatch Publication Date: Nov. 9 Puccini Without Excuses William Berger Vintage Publication Date: Nov. 8 My Sax Life: A Memoir…

  7. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  8. Forma Nueva

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cuban-born pianist/composer Manuel Valera has been paying his jazz dues for some time now, having toured with, among others, Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Steve Turre, John Benitez and Dave Valent Cuban-born pianist/composer Manuel Valera has been paying his jazz dues for some time…

  9. Mulatos

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Both "Ayaguno" (2003) and…

  10. Amorosa

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans of Yo-Yo Ma's Obrigado Brazil recordings have already been introduced to Brazilian singer/guitarist Rosa Passos. Fans of Yo-Yo Ma's Obrigado Brazil recordings have already been introduced to Brazilian singer/guitarist Rosa Passos. Now, she makes her Sony Classical debut with a…

  11. Brazilian Dreams

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera's homage to Brazilian music (mostly that of Tom Jobim), helped along by vocal group New York Voices and Brazilian trumpeter Claudio Roditi, is tasteful and subdued. Saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera's homage to Brazilian music (mostly that of Tom…

  12. The Gathering

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The successor to the Caribbean Jazz Project's superb album Paraiso finds the group replacing guitar with the piano of Argentinian Dario Eskanazi and inviting Paquito D'Rivera to sit in on alto sax. The successor to the Caribbean Jazz Project's superb album Paraiso finds the…

  13. Calle 54

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to the concert film Calle 54 collects landmark live performances by some of Latin jazz's biggest names. The soundtrack to the concert film Calle 54 collects landmark live performances by some of Latin jazz's biggest names. Even beyond the star power of Tito Puente …

  14. Blades, Jobim Among Latin Hall Inductees

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who will be inducted into the International Latin Music Hall Of Fame (ILMHF) tonight (April 4) at the organization's t Singer/actor Ruben Blades and the late Antonio Carlos Jobim are among the artists who…