An Afro Cuban Jazz Septet based in Washington DC playing a style of music integrating rhythms of the Caribbean with the sophisticated harmonies of American Jazz music. Afro Bop Alliance proudly presents “Camino Nuevo“, the band’s sophomore release.
***Winner: Best Latin Recording***
Afro Bop Alliance | Camino Nuevo [Latin Jazz/Mambo Maniacs Records/2007]
21st Annual Wammie Awards (Washington Area Music Awards) Afro Bop Alliance is an Afro-Cuban Jazz Septet based in Annapolis Maryland, performing extensively throughout the Washington DC-Baltimore area and Mid-Atlantic region. ABA is led by drummer Joe McCarthy and features Felix Contreras-congas, Harry Appelman-piano, Max Murray-bass, Luis Hernandez-saxophone, Tim Stanley-trumpet, and Dan Drew-trombone.