Festival Review: Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival 2014

While much of the world was just beginning to enjoy summer, the Caribbean island of St. Lucia said goodbye to its sunshine season with the “2014 St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival.” This was the second year of the festival under a new rebranding structure following its first 22 years. …


Omar Sosa Afreecanos Quartet at Yoshi’s, San Francisco

It is said that home is where the heart is. At Yoshi’s Jazz Club in Oakland, multi-Grammy nominated Cuban pianist and composer, Omar Sosa and his Afreecanos quartet performed to a full house or what seemed to be a house full of friends.  As he walked out, draped in a …