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NBC News Latino Discusses Cuba/U.S. “Conversations” With Arturo O’Farrill

NBC News Latino Discusses Cuba/U.S. “Conversations” With Arturo O’Farrill

David Garten from NBC News Latino sat down with Arturo O’Farrill to discuss his newest release and the role of music in the relationship between nations (in this case, Cuba and the U.S.). Garden praises Cuba: The Conversation Continues as “a combination of music and current events” as it “brings together musicians from the U.S. and Cuba to create an elegant array of music…”

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‘Cuba: The Conversation Continues’ on NPR Alt Latino & Song Travels

‘Cuba: The Conversation Continues’ on NPR Alt Latino & Song Travels

Arturo O’Farrill’s new release, Cuba: The Conversation Continues is receiving well-deserved attention from NPR.  Arturo O’Farrill joined NPR Alt Latino’s Felix Contreras to talk about how the normalization of relations between the US and Cuba affected him on a personal level, how the cultural exchange between the two countries never stopped despite strained political relations, as well as some track by track commentary on his album Cuba: The Conversation Continues. Additionally, NPR Song Travels featured live performances by O’Farrill and an interview with Michael Feinstein. Click here for the Alt Latino show and take a listen to the Song Travels feature here!

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Arturo O’Farrill in New York Times

Arturo O’Farrill in New York Times

The New York Times featured Arturo O’Farrill & The Latin Jazz Orchestra’s latest release Cuba: The Conversation Continues in an article highlighting the close connection between music and politics. Considering the recently restored relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Nate Chinen calls O’Farrill’s release “an album worthy of its moment, an ambitious statement that honors deeply held musical traditions while pushing forward.”

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New album from Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, out now

New album from Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, out now

We are excited to announce that the new album from Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is out now!
Recorded in Havana, Cuba only 48 hours after the announcement by President Obama of his plan to normalize relations between the US and Cuba, the album’s release is only a week after the raising of the American flag in Cuba, attended by Arturo O’Farrill himself. In the words of the New York Times, it is truly “an album worthy of its moment”. Find out more here!

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