The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet
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The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet


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"Press quotes"

"Sharp!" --The New York Times

“An immersion in the black music of Peru’s coastal regions.” --Time Out New York

“a highly sympatico blend of North American improv and South American beats.” –The Wall Street Journal

“a fascinating glimpse into how jazz is fusing with regional music around the world” --LA Weekly

“deeply funky 12/8 rhythm!” –Hartford Advocate

“The group sounds ecstatic. Feeling and knowledge comes through.” –DOWNBEAT Magazine (2010)

“Trumpeter Gabriel Alegria stands poised to introduce Afro-Peruvian Jazz to the world” –All About Jazz (2008)

“The Afro-Peruvian Sextet is writing a new chapter in the history of Latin Jazz” --Rifftides

“A vital life-force that is irrepressible.” --Latin Jazz Network

“The sextet gels at every turn, crackling with interactive energy.” --The Latin Jazz Corner (2010)

“An Inspiring Mixture of Jazz and Afro-Peruvian Music.” –The Latin Jazz Corner (2008)

“Exotica to the max and righteous throughout.” –Midwest Record

"Reveals with intensity the powerful African influence on Peruvian music.” –La República

“The catalyst that marks the start of Afro-Peruvian jazz music's flight to the international stage.” --El Comercio - Various outlets


Still working on that hot first release.



Currently at a loss for words...