Thank you to all the musicians, friends, family, and fans who made the CD Release Party such a resounding success! With over 150 people in the audience the energy and vibe was truly electric. Here is picture with: Gene Jefferson, Frank Anderson, and Enid Lowe Stay tuned for more photos[…]
Marc Myers (Jazzwax) writes, “This material is eclectic and interesting. A dazzling array of song choices…the album has my vote for Latin album of the year.” Read the full review here.
Great new interview in the September 2014 issue of Jazz Inside Magazine discussing music, education, and influences! The interview is on pages 45 and 46. Click here to download.
I will be joining DJ Augusto Ghiotto for a live interview on The Mambo Machine at 11pm on Friday, September 5, 2014. You can tune into 89.9 FM in New York City or listen online at wkcr.org. This is NYC’s longest continuously running salsa show!
Great new review of Ochosi Blues on Robertaonthearts.com, August 27, 2014! Dr. Zlokower writes: “This CD is top quality, versatile, and filled with wonderful musical surprises.” To read the full review click here.
Ochosi Blues is named Album of the Week by Latin Jazz Network on August 25, 2014! The amazing review by Raul da Gama calls Ochosi Blues “an album of lasting beauty” To read the complete review click here.
Live interview with Johnny Conga on WDNA.org 88.9FM Miami this Wednesday 8/20 @9pm. Entrevista con Johnny Conga en el WDNA.org 88.9FM Miami este miercoles 20 de agosto a las 9pm.
Tune in to 88.5FM WMNF in Tampa, FL or listen online at wmnf.org from to 2-4pm EST to hear a live interview with Franco Silva, host of Latino54.
Ochosi Blues is Album of the Week at Latin Jazz Corner! Read the full review by Chip Boaz here: http://www.chipboaz.com/blog/2014/08/09/album-of-the-week-ochosi-blues-benjamin-lapidus-kari-b3/
It was an honor and a pleasure to be a part of Larry Harlow’s Hommy. The music, the spirit, and the audience were in sync, but mother nature cut the performance short. Hopefully, it will be staged again. Here is a link to the review in the New York Times.