In this week’s music section, Mel Minter writes, “Cuban pianist, marimbist and composer Omar Sosa plays up and down the tree of music, sounding its deepest African roots and the greenest buds in its ever-spreading canopy. Every note summons listeners to a joyful ceremony of communion.” Read the rest of the story here. Omar Sosa’s Afreecanos perform tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Outpost Performance Space (210 Yale SE). For Tickets, $30 to $25 for members and students, call 268-0044.
V.20 No.17 | 4/28/2011
Expand Your Playlist
Dance, meditate, muse, romance, reflect and boogie
Anyone who thinks jazz is dead is obviously not on the email lists of music publicists. Press releases for new recordings swamp the inbox daily. Here’s a handful of recent local and national releases, culled from the flood, that deserve attention.