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Marcus Gilmore and Gonzalo at Bennett Studios
on June 28, 2011 at 11:42 pm

Marcus Gilmore and Gonzalo at Bennett Studios

Marcus Gilmore Marcus Gilmore, 22, is the grandson of Roy Haynes, jazz’s most important living drummer, but he has proved his own virtues quickly. Around the winter of 2004-5 he created that pleasant citywide buzz when someone new and special blows through New York clubs and jam sessions. Now you can hear him regularly, playing with Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Nicholas Payton, […]

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Pedrito “El Aparatoso!”
on June 28, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Pedrito “El Aparatoso!”

Since arriving in the United States at the end of the 1990s, the Cuban percussionist Pedro Martinez has been all over the place, putting rumba and guaguancó into the weave of all kinds of groups. But when his drums, singing and writing are the focus – as is the case in his new band– he’s an incomparable performer. – Ben […]

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Lionel Leouke at Bennett Studios
on June 28, 2011 at 11:09 pm

Lionel Leouke at Bennett Studios

Originally from the small West African nation of Benin, guitarist Lionel Loueke has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past several years. In 2008 and 2009, he was picked as top Rising Star guitarist in Down Beat magazine’s annual Critics Poll. His sophomore release for Blue Note, Mwaliko, follows up 2007’s acclaimed Karibu with a series of searching, innovative, intimate […]

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Jim Anderson at Bennett Studios
on June 28, 2011 at 11:06 pm

Jim Anderson at Bennett Studios

  Jim Anderson is a New York based recording engineer and producer.  Specializing in jazz and acoustic music, he has worked with producers  Bob Belden, Michael Cuscuna, Dr. Mark Feldman, Tommy LiPuma, Delfayo Marsalis, Richard Seidel, Kazunori Sugiyama, Akira Taguchi, Creed Taylor, Matthias Winckelmann, among others, and has recorded projects for Toshiko Akiyoshi, Patricia Barber, Terence Blanchard, James Carter, Ron […]

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Matt Brewer at Bennett Studios
on June 28, 2011 at 11:02 pm

Matt Brewer at Bennett Studios

Matt Brewer was born April 20, 1983, in Oklahoma City but spent most of his youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born into a musical family, Matt was surrounded by music from an early age, both his father and grandfather being jazz musicians, and his mother an avid music lover and radio DJ (who, before Matt was born, would play classic […]

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Day One at Bennett Studios – Gonzalo Rubalcaba
on June 28, 2011 at 10:59 pm

Day One at Bennett Studios – Gonzalo Rubalcaba

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Lionel Leouke, Matt Brewer, Marcus Gilmore
on June 27, 2011 at 8:57 pm

Lionel Leouke, Matt Brewer, Marcus Gilmore

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Day Two of Rehearsal at Michiko’s … Lionel Leouke and Pedro Martinez join Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore
on June 27, 2011 at 7:43 pm

Day Two of Rehearsal at Michiko’s … Lionel Leouke and Pedro Martinez join Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Begin Recording New Album
on June 26, 2011 at 7:44 pm

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Begin Recording New Album

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Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore of the Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio at Michiko Studios in NYC
on June 26, 2011 at 7:31 pm

Matt Brewer and Marcus Gilmore of the Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio at Michiko Studios in NYC

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