Mike Freeman Vibraphonist Composer,
ZonaVibe, Vibe Caliente, VOF Recordings, ZV Studio
Now celebrating 37 years in NYC!
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"Great music and a history lesson too!"
Latin Music In Hell's Kitchen, a History
Produced by Mike Freeman
For over thirty years, numerous Latin music record distributors dotted the landscape of 10th Avenue from 42nd to 52nd streets. This concert production focuses on the once-vibrant Latin music record industry that no longer exists in Hell’s Kitchen as well as the tradition of the vibraphone in Latin music. Historical commentary and photograph displays are a part of the performance. Legendary guests include percussionist Ray Mantilla and bongocero/singer Jose Mangual Jr.
Release Date 8-6-18
"frost-fresh…with off-beat rhythms driven hard", Latinjazznet Sept. 27, 2018 –Raul da Gama
"MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an “EQ” (energy quotient) rating of 4.98”
Contemporary Fusion Reviews August 10, 2018 –Dick Metcalf
"Swinging sounds that are reminiscent of vintage Cal Tjader sessions…irresistible grooves. Oye!" Jazz Weekly November 1, 2018 –George Harris
mikeTunes Featured Song of the Week 10-13-2019
from Venetian Blinds track 8 “Night Crawlers”
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