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Roberto Fonseca in Session

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 08 June 2012

Mary Ann Kennedy with new tracks from across the globe, and a session with Cuban jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca.

Roberto Fonseca is now established as a leading Cuban pianist and bandleader. He was born in Havana in 1975, and made an impact at a jazz festival in the city when he was just 15. He studied at the Havana's celebrated Instituto Superior de Arte, then left Cuba to gain international experience. In 2001 he began touring with the Buena Vista Social Club, and worked with many of its soloists, including Ibrahim Ferrer and Cachaíto López. His new album 'Yo!' has just been released.

Music Played

18 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Sketch

    Sketch Out Of My Cage

    Shed Life, Skye Records, SRCD001X

  • Image for Mariem Hassan

    Mariem Hassan Arfa

    El Aaiun Egdat, Nubenegra, Promo

  • Tao Ravao and Tany Manga Velomo

    African Rhythms, Lusafrica, 56725 662032

  • Image for Criolo

    Criolo Nao existe amor en sp

    No na orelha, Sterns, STCD2023

  • Image for Caetano Veloso

    Caetano Veloso Minhas Lagrimas

    Caetano - The Definitive Collection, Wrasse, WRASS303

  • Roberto Fonseca

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      Roberto Fonseca 7 Rayos

      Performers: Roberto Fonseca (piano) Yandy Martinez (bass) Jorge Chicoy (guitar) Ramsés Rodríguez (drums) Joel Hierrezuelo (perc)

      28 May 2012, Maida Vale

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      Roberto Fonseca 80s

      Performers: Roberto Fonseca (piano) Yandy Martinez (bass) Jorge Chicoy (guitar) Ramsés Rodríguez (drums) Joel Hierrezuelo (perc)

      28 May 2012, Maida Vale

  • Phil Callery The Green Fields of Canada

    Landscape of the Past, Rosa Records, Rosa 001

  • Image for Le Vent du Nord

    Le Vent du Nord Toujours Amants

    Tromper Le Temps, Borealis Records, BCD214

  • Volosi Rain comes from Moravia

    Volosi, UZF Records, UFCD003

  • Image for Ewan McLennan

    Ewan McLennan The Rolling Hills Of The Borders

    The Last Bird To Sing, Fellside, FECD250

  • Image for Peter Nardini

    Peter Nardini The best in me

    Hug, Temple Records, COMD 2105

  • Roberto Fonseca

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      Roberto Fonseca Quien Soy Yo

      Performers: Roberto Fonseca (piano) Yandy Martinez (bass) Jorge Chicoy (guitar) Ramsés Rodríguez (drums) Joel Hierrezuelo (perc)

      28 May 2012, Maida Vale

    • Image for Roberto Fonseca

      Roberto Fonseca Mi Negra Ave Maria

      Performers: Roberto Fonseca (piano) Yandy Martinez (bass) Jorge Chicoy (guitar) Ramsés Rodríguez (drums) Joel Hierrezuelo (perc)

      28 May 2012, Maida Vale

  • Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman The Ballad of Andy Jacobs

    Hidden People, Navigator Records, 072P

  • Image for Jim O'Neill

    Jim O'Neill Her Mantle So Green

    The Voice of the People: Good people, take warning, Topic, TSCD 673T

  • Oudaden Alla Yhnik

    Empreinte, Musique du Monde, 278413

  • Uday Bhawalkar

    • Image for Uday Bhawalkar

      Uday Bhawalkar Raga Puriya

      Performers: Uday Bhawalkar (singer) with Manasi Bhawalkar (tanpura)

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