The new Cuba travel policy

Good news and bad news about the new travel policy for Cuba. (As of November 10, 2017)

I’m going to quote the Washington Post on the changes. As is often the case, you have to read the fine print to know what the real deal is.

Make sure you read the second paragraph carefully.

The most significant change under the

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The Grand Ultimate “Latin Meets Jazz” Summit

This montage of the October 23 Benefit for Puerto Rico at Poisson Rouge (the old Village Gate) was created and contributed by the very talented Garbriel Moreno of Tableaux Multimedia.

Select video of the actual concert will be coming soon. Watch for it here.


Click here: The emergency in Puerto Rico is not over: How to help

Jazz and

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Inspired by Cuba – Gershwin, Bernstein, Copland

Musicians love Cuba.

Gershwin took a two-week holiday in Havana in February 1932 and came back with this.

The work, under the original title “Rumba”, later named “Cuban Overture”, received its première at New York’s now-demolished Lewisohn Stadium 16 August 16,1932, as part of an all-Gershwin program held by New York Philharmonic.

The concert was a huge success. As Gershwin … Read more

Salsa meets jazz for the benefit of Puerto Rico

Click here: The emergency in Puerto Rico is not over: How to help

– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube

Go to Cuba with Jazz on the Tube as your guide:
Click here for details


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Benefit for Puerto Rico

A preview of some of the magic you’ll see at the Benefit.

Conga master Candido (age 96) surprises the crowd with his rarely-seen bass and cowbell skills.

October 23, 2017. New York City. Benefit for Puerto Rico

Bobby Sanabria explains what’s in store for the audience this Monday, October 23 at Poisson Rouge in New York City: an unprecedented meeting … Read more