Drummer, percussionist, vibraphonist, composer, and Blue Note legend Joe Chambers returns with Dance Kobina, his 3rd Blue Note album as a leader which explores the deep musical connection between Jazz, Latin, Brazilian, Argentinian, and African music. The vibrant new album is out today on vinyl, CD, and digital formats via Universal Music.
Dance Kobina was co-produced by pianist AndrÃ©s Vial and recorded in both New York and MontrÃ©al with musicians including pianists Vial and Richard Germanson, bassists Ira Coleman and Mark Lewandowski, saxophonists Marvin Carter and Caoilainn Power, vibraphonist Michael Davidson, and percussionists Elli Miller Maboungou and Emilio Valdes Cortes. The album presents compelling Chambers originals including “Gazelle Suite,” “Ruth,” and “Caravanserai,” as well as interpretations of pieces by Vial, Kurt Weill, Joe Henderson, and Karl Ratzer. // Continue to the full article