Historia with Antonio Sanchez Ben Street Seamus BL
Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger, Manuel Valera is in the forefront of contemporary modern jazz. He represents the next generations, inviting and evocative, and his goal is to forge innovative sounds that bring a vitality and newness to the idioms of jazz and Latin jazz. The Son of Cuban saxaphonist Manuel Valera Senior, he has played with Paquito D'Rivera, Vincent Herring, John Benitez, Donny McCaslin, Claudio Roditi and more. This is his 3rd album that was recorded with bassist Ben Street and drummer Antonio Sanchez. 11 total tracks featuring Seamus Blake on 2 of the tracks. Fresh Sound. 2005.