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.
NOTES
"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

"Romero is a heavyweight by any musical standard."
-Atlanta Constitution

"Top 10 Cd of the Year"
-Jazz USA

"Top 15 Independent Artist of the Year"
-Contemporary Jazz

"Romero modernizes the way that Cuban music integrates with American jazz or blues..a remarkable band"
-All About Jazz

"This ensemble grabs ears...... a force to be reckoned with."
-Jazz Review

Romero "Cuban Jazz Funk" CD of the Week
-Boston Herald

"Ignites...Romero hits pay dirt"
-All About Jazz

"Inexhaustible energy, impeccably spirited and thoroughly enjoyable"
-Hipster

"One of the hottest ensembles coming out of Atlanta"
-Latin Jazz Net

"Cuban Pianist and Composer Miguel Romero Does It Again"
-Jazz Notes