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Los Hacheros Israel Tour – June 2019

We are super excited to come to Israel with Los Hacheros as part of “Hot Jazz” series, and really happy to participate in the “New Orleans” Festival in Tel Aviv…

61st GRAMMY Awards Nomination

Orquesta Akokán is nominated in the 2019 Grammys for the Best Tropical Latin Album! This is an amazing band and I’m thrilled to be a part of this musical celebration….

What the press is saying about Telavana

      “…strong, effervescent set…” (Tom Greenland, New York Jazz Record, July 2018)   “…clearly a virtuoso…” (Nigel Williamson, Songlines, August 25, 2018)   “…authentically beautiful melodies…” “…[Kriss] plays…

Telavana reviews are in!

Since the release of the Telavana album we’ve been getting good feedback from audiences and press, and some nice reviews. Here’s a sampling – click on an image to see…

“Doing Jazz” Podcast Interview

Finally back in town after a long trip playing in Russia & Israel, and happy to share this podcast interview on “Doing Jazz” with the gracious and knowledgable Lorens Chuno Udeigwe….

Telavana Album Is Out!

After a long pregnancy the TELAVANA album is finally out in the world and boy, is it a sweet feeling! You can listen to it on pretty much any streaming…

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