Album Remarks & Appraisals:
An ambitious 10-movement Latin jazz suite composed by percussionist and bandleader Samuel Torres, dedicated to the victims of political violence in Colombia. On his ZOHO debut, Samuel Torres presents a septet of top New Yorkbased sidemen including Grammy® nominee Yosvany Terry with Luis Perdomo, Michael Rodriguez, and Marshall Gilkes. Torres has performed and recorded as a percussionist with many internationally recognized stars including Tito Puente, Paquito D'Rivera, Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Marc Anthony, and more. Promotion by Jim Eigo, Jazz Promo Services.
Personnel: Yosvany Terry (soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Michael Rodriguez (trumpet, flugelhorn); Marshall Gilkes (trombone); Luis Perdomo (piano); Ricky Rodriguez (acoustic bass); Obed Calvaire (drums); Samuel Torres (congas); Jonathan Gómez (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Todd Whitelock.
Liner Note Author: Bill Milkowski.
Recording information: Sear Sound, New York City (02/04/2014).
Photographers: Lara Bello; Noelia Santos.
Arranger: Samuel Torres.