All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 (or more) and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Tiempo Libre

Two-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is one the hottest young Latin bands today. Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs and dance venues, the members of the Miami-based band are true modern heirs to the rich tradition of the music of their native Cuba.

Tiempo Libre's members were all classically trained at La ENA, Cuba's premiere conservatory during a time when it was illegal to listen to American songs on the radio. Now, the group is a hit in the U.S. and abroad, celebrated for its incendiary, joyful performances of timba, an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of high-voltage Latin jazz and the seductive rhythms of son.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Catching Up With
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles
”Tiempo Libre is comprised of some of Miami’s heaviest Cuban-born, conservatory educated players, and the pedigree shines through easily. Tiempo Libre is what we’ve been waiting for.” --All Music

9 Photos

Albums

Panamericano
Panamericano
Universal Latin Music
2015
buy
Bach in Havana
Bach in Havana
Sony Classical
2009
buy

Videos

Similar Artists

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

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