Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Havana Carbo

HAVANA CARBO BIO © 2010 • “Your singing is truly exquisite! Bravo!!!” Gabriel Yared, January 2010

Havana born, US raised, Cuban-American singer/composer HAVANA CARBO, née Gladys Lourdes Margarita Carbo Ramiro Garcia y de la Torre, received her MFA in Music Theatre composition from TSOA/M/T at NYU (‘93) and is a Yip Harburg Fellow. Formerly recorded on Soul Note, later CAP. Carbo now records on MODLmusic, her own label since 1985. At 3 she took to the piano and at 8 began formal lessons in Havana, where she was raised in an environment that celebrated music but viewed “nightclub” performing as inappropriate for a young lady

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles
• Best Female Jazz Vocalist of 2007 ””Through A window...Like a Dream, “Top Vocal CD of 2007 - Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Tribuna Imprensa, Brasil Dec.2007- • “ Carbo is among the world's great singers...master storyteller... impeccable phrasing, a voice to remember.” Sun-Sentinel • “...Carbo infuses traditional Latin ballads with new musical meanings...” DownBeat • “Elegant, unhurried, utterly classy...very rich and rewarding album.” New World Music •”...top notch, pure music...unaffected by fashion or fad. A winner. ”www.midwestrecord.com/2007/05/10/051007/ •”...rare vocalist..

Read more

1 Photos

Albums

Phantoms of Love
Phantoms of Love
MODL
2010
buy
Luna De Varadero
Luna De Varadero
CAP
2004
buy

Similar

Chet Baker Chet Baker
trumpet
Claudio Roditi Claudio Roditi
trumpet
Eliane Elias Eliane Elias
piano
Astrud Gilberto Astrud Gilberto
vocalist
Charlie Byrd Charlie Byrd
guitar
Gretchen Parlato Gretchen Parlato
vocalist
Elis Regina Elis Regina
vocalist
Helen Merrill Helen Merrill
vocalist
Hendrik Meurkens Hendrik Meurkens
harmonica
Luciana Souza Luciana Souza
vocalist
Support our sponsor

Sponsor: Motéma Music | BUY IT  

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.