Clave Gringa

Sunday Jazz – Clave Gringa Clave Gringa is a Seattle-based Latin jazz ensemble showcasing the compositions of Ann Reynolds (Ann-ita). Ann draws on many different Cuban music and dance styles in her compositions – from the European influenced danzón and chá to the Afro based rumba and 6/8 folkloric rhythms. Ann Reynolds – piano and…

Albert “Tootie” Heath

Doctor Dee on Jazz

Albert “Tootie” Heath The life of the Jazz musician is a hard one – late hours; days, weeks, months on the road; untold number of hours woodshedding to hone one’s skills – all of which preclude a ‘normal’ family life – and which all too often lead to drugs, alcohol and risky behavior. It’s little…