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TODAY’S OPINION

Second Disc by Afro-Cuban Saxophonist Now Available on iTunes and Amazon.com   NEW YORK (March 19, 2012)—In saxophonist-composer Yosvany Terry’s second album as a leader, Today’s Opinion (Criss Cross), he makes a persuasive case for what jazz should be. With his stellar longtime musical partners and, on one explosive track, special guest pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Terry proposes...
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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – Review

June 24, 2014 Cubans with a New York Twist This isn't your father's Cuban jazz By LARRY BLUMENFELD To close a May concert at Harlem's Apollo Theater, Arturo O'Farrill led his orchestra through “The Afro Cuban Jazz Suite,” a landmark work by his father, the late composer and bandleader Chico O'Farrill. That suite, first recorded in 1950, imagined anew...
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DownBeat Magazine – Review

DownBeat Magazine – 2012-08 by Ned Sublette Yosvany Terry - Today’s Opinion (Criss Cross jazz 1343) Today’s Opinion, Yosvany Terry’s third title as a leader, is the latest dispatch from the ongoing redefinition of Latin jazz. Lyrical, complex and caffeinated, it combines the instrumentation and ground rules of the classic hard-bop quintet with the rhythmic savvy of Afro-Cuban...
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Press Release – June 10, 2014

Release Date: June 10, 2014

YOSVANY TERRY releases his debut for 5Passion Music,

NEW THRONED KING, featuring his group Afro-Cuban Roots: Ye-dé-gbé

NEW THRONED KING is one of the most powerful releases of 2014, from anyone. A unique album that writes a new chapter of Afro-Cuban jazz, it draws on an endangered but...
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