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The Garden Of Dancing Flames Sept 4th at the Engine Room

  Join us for an evening filled with fiery dance and music to fill your hearts desires. A promise of flavorful and sizzling end-of-summer experience that will undoubtedly heat you…

New Video Featuring Cyrille Aimée

In the dead of winter the gentlemen of TELAVANA got together with phenomenal vocalist Cyrille Aimée in Brooklyn to shoot this breezy tropical video and I’m so happy to finally share this…

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…

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