An entire edition of “The Jazz Hole” about – and with – the rising star of the Latin Jazz scene, the charming Gregorio Uribe, leader of the Gregorio Uribe Big Band. The band’s debut album “Cumbia Universal” just came out and it features a 16-piece orchestra that blends Cumbia and other Colombian rhythms with Big Band arrangements. Star guests include multiple Grammy Award-winner Ruben Blades.
NYC-based trumpet player and composer Jonathan Powell talks about his brand new album “Beacons of Light” on today’s edition of The Jazz Hole with Linus. Next to music by Jonathan Powell & nu Sangha, you can also catch tracks by the Yoko Miwa Trio, Manu Koch & Filtron M (Unique Afrique Unit), and the legendary guitarist Wes Montgomery.