January 30, 2019

I am thrilled to be returning to Bar Next Door/La Lanterna with my good friends Alex Apolo Ayala (bass) and Willie Martínez (drums/vocals) playing some of my Latin jazz compositions from the last 25 years as well as new material from the new album! 2 sets at 8:30 and 10:30PM,[…]

Amazing music in Guantánamo

Back from Guantánamo…truly incredible as always! De regreso de Guantánamo…increible como siempre! http://www.noticiasclave.net/es/noticia/rotundo-exito-del-ix-festival-del-changui-elio-reve-mat.html http://www.acn.cu/cultura/35044-jazzista-estadounidense-defiende-al-changuei-y-la-obra-de-latamble-fotos http://venceremos.cu/guantanamo-en-el-lente/13921-fotogaleria-changueiseros-en-peregrinacion

Andy González “Entre Colegas” Grammy Nomination

I am thrilled for my brother, Andy González whose CD, “Entre Colegas” was just nominated for a Grammy award in the category of Best Latin Jazz Album. I am honored to have written the liner notes, one composition, and to have performed on half of the record. Fingers crossed for[…]

Candido Camero Concert and Latin Jazz USA

I am very excited and honored to participate with Bobby Sanabria, Xiomara Laugart, Amaury Acosta, David Oquendo, and many other musicians in a tribute concert to Candido Camero on November 18 at Aaron Davis Hall. I am also humbled to receive a lifetime achievement award from Latin Jazz USA. Please[…]

New Article in CHSA!

I am excited to share the news of my recent publication, “Chinita Linda: Portrayals of Chinese and Asian Identity and Culture by Chinese and Non-Chinese in Spanish Caribbean Dance Music,” in Chinese America: History & Perspectives 2015