167

Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project Release "Soul Eyes"

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
Outstanding jazz soloists, rich, Afro-Cuban inspired rhythms, and fresh arrangements of jazz standards; it's the best of Latin meets jazz! The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project blends Afro-Caribbean rhythms with jazz repetoire into a fresh mix of styles. Musicians on our most recent recording, Soul Eyes, include:

Craig Russo
Drumset artist and percussionist Craig Russo has a special interest in Afro-Cuban music styles. He has traveled to Cuba several times to study at the prestigious National School of Arts in Havana. Originally from Syracuse, NY, Craig has worked as a Latin percussionist and drumset artist for twenty years, performing on the east coast and in the Midwest with a wide variety of jazz, salsa, Latin jazz, and R&B groups.

Doug Little
Currently based in Minneapolis, Doug Little is widely recognized and honored as both alto saxophonist and composer. He received the prestigious McKnight Fellowship in 1998 and, more recently, a Jerome Foundation grant to study music in Cuba. He has performed at festivals and clubs throughout the world as leader of his own group and as member of The Motion Poets.

Chip McNeill
Chip McNeill is an internationally known tenor saxophonist, most notably through long associations with Arturo Sandoval and Maynard Ferguson. He appeared on Arturo Sandoval

This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz Publicity.
Copyright © 2020. All rights reserved.

Visit Website

For interview requests or more information contact .

Post a comment

Tags

Jazz News

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.