Mark Weinstein (Flute), Ed Cherry (Guitar)
LISTINGS INFORMATION: Flautist/Composer Mark Weinstein, Cornelia St. Caf. 29 Cornelia St. Greenwich Village-NYC - For information call 212.989.9319,$8 cover, One Set: 8:30 pm
Nowadays few flutists and musicians can match the creative talent of Mark Weinstein. This man is a musical phenomenon"--Maximillien De Lafayette, World News Agency
Weinstein exemplifies the feel and excitement of Latin jazz"-- Steve Caputo, Inside Connection
On Wednesday, August 30th, 2006 (8:30 PM) flautist/composer Mark Weinstein will be appearing at Cornelia St. Caf in New York City in celebration of his critically acclaimed new Jazzheads release O Nosso Amor. Weinstein will be joined on stage by Ed Cherry (guitar).
Mark Weinstein plays World based Jazz and Post-Bebop with world- class musicians rooted in Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, African, Jewish and Indian traditions. A Latin Jazz innovator, Mark was among the first jazz musicians to record with traditional Cuban rhythm sections. His signature album, Cuban Roots, released in 1967 is a classic with Mark on trombone and Chick Corea on piano in an epic making statement that transformed Latin Jazz. His recent recordings include such notables as Cuban pianist Omar Sosa, Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo, percussionists Francisco Aguabella, Cyro Baptista and Pedrito Martinez, bassists Santi Debriano, Nilson Mata and Mike Richmond as well as guitarists Jean Paul Bourelly, Vic Juris, Brad Shepik and Ed Cherry and drummers Cindy Blackman, Paulo Braga and Cecil Brooks III.