Daymé Arocena – Nueva Era (World Circuit/Brownswood)

Daymé ArocenaPart of Gillies (j-eye-alls) Peterson’s Havana Cultura initiative celebrating Cuban culture. Daymé is a talented young composer (born 1993) & vocalist influenced by Cuban jazz & Santeria songs, & has a gorgeous and powerful but also relaxed vocal style (she admires Ella Fitzgerald). The band was assembled for this recording & showcases her vocals nicely.

More info & listen here

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