Cuban Jazz Funk

by Miguel Romero

Released 2000
Alafia
Released 2000
Alafia
Medeski, Martin and Wood meets Nu Cuban. A very tight group that can swing with funky accent, jamming clave and fusion groove. CD of the Week Boston Herald.
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"Substantial chops that seduce."
-Phoenix New Times

"Everything from laid back grooves to vigorous improv.
-Creative Loafing

"Fresh..an array of grooves from straight ahead to deep funk.. blazing piano, tight horns and outstanding percussion.... a remarkable band."
-Performer Magazine

"A Great CD"
-JAZZIZ

"Much of Cuban Jazz Funk could pass for one of those sought after items that Gilles Peterson used to drop in his Acid Jazz/Dingwalls days."
-Maurice Bottomley. Pop Matters

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Island Breeze

by Miguel Romero

Released 2003
Alafia
Released 2003
Alafia
Takes you on a journey to paradise with white sandy beaches with red orange sunsets setting on shimmering blue waters.
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What a way to live! Cruising and relaxing on the Caribbean, Bahamas and Cayman Islands - sipping on chilled tropical drinks while listening on the headphones to "ISLAND BREEZE".
This tranquil album is a peaceful journey through a windy evening on one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Island Breeze has an assortment of tunes that relaxes, soothes and propitiates any tense day-
Fred Scott
Contemporaryjazz.com/Plan 9 Music Store

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Welcome To My World

by Miguel Romero

Released 2006
Alafia
Released 2006
Alafia
A celebration of Afro-Mediterranean cultures, Global Funk, Latin Rhythms, Spoken Word Cuban Style Hip Hop and Yoruba Chants. Voted Atlanta's Best International/World Music Act of 2006-Creative Loafing
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In 1997, in a period of two weeks nine poems came to me. Three of those poems evolved into En el Silencio, Yoruba and Rumba. En el Silencio is a spoken word ballad about the space between our thoughts where the spirit resides. The first cut En El Silencio has Atlanta hip hop deep bass vibe married with spoken word and Batas.

Yoruba is a funky medley of traditional Yoruban chants that evoke the different Yoruban …
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