Born: July 27, 1952
This year's eponymous debut recording by New York based Cuban jazz ensemble, Hot House is fundamentally an homage to the music and spirit of the great Charlie Parker. Conceived, produced and directed by trumpeter Steven Gluzband, Hot House may be considered as much a musical nexus as a band, juxtaposing traditional Cuban dance forms with the jazz idiom, young musicians with veteran players, and Cuban emigres with first and second generation Americans. The result of this remarkable collaboration is a fresh mix that can only be latin jazz from New York City.
It’s been two years in the making, but it’s finally finished...
- Hot House: Cuban Tribute to Charlie Parker by Nicholas F. Mondello
Close to perfect... as charming as it gets. - Descarga.com