Roberto López featured on the documentary “Identities” on JAZZ FM (Toronto)

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JAZZ.FM91 takes you on a cultural journey, with Toronto at its centre, profiling seven jazz musicians from around the world who decided to make Canada their home. The series features six documentaries commissioned by the Maytree Foundation, celebrating the stories and accomplishments of seven musicians who immigrated to, or sought refuge in, Canada. Narrated by […]

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Nominated for World album of the year at the ADISQ 2013

Some great news: my album AZUL is nominated for a Félix award for World album of the year at the ADISQ 2013 (Quebec music industry awards). The ceremony will be held on October 22 at 8pm. This year “L’Autre Gala de l’ADISQ” will be held at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier in the Place des Arts in […]

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Canadian Tour 2013

June 22 – Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa ON June 25 – Kicking Horse Culture, Golden BC June 27 – Wine-Oh’s (YYC Jazz presentation), Calgary AB June 28 – Edmonton International Jazz Festival, Edmonton AB June 29 – Victoria International Jazz Festival, Victoria BC June 30 – Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver BC July 3 – […]

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fROOTS (United Kingdom) – album review for “Azul”

“With the growing interest in Afro-Colombian music, it’s refreshing to encounter a young combo whose fluency in traditional cumbia, champeta, porro, paseo, fandango, chandé and mapalé is matched by improvisatory expertise in the realm of Latin jazz. The Montreal-based López (guitars, tiple, ukulele, percussion), a Colombian native, heads an accomplished eight-man orchestra (clarinet, tenor sax, […]

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