Eva Cortes

Crossing Borders

Origin 82745

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...a singer in whose artistic melting pot the flavor of flamenco, Caribbean passion and the spices of jazz all mix...
El Mundo, Spain.

Born in Honduras and raised in Sevilla, NYC-based singer/songwriter Eva Cortés delivers a revelatory set of flamenco and blues-tinged Latin jazz on her seventh release, "Crossing Borders." Working for the first time with producer, arranger, and trombonist Doug Beavers, Cortés brought together top-shelf New York musicians for the date, including Luques Curtis, Robby Ameen, Jon Cowherd, Pepe Rivero, Luisito Quintero, Roman Filiú, and a special appearance by bassist Christian McBride. Weaving together captivating original compositions and popular Latin American mainstays, Eva Cortés also adds a social footnote by dedicating the pulsating title track to the 500 lost lives of African refugees in an incident off the southern coast of Italy in 2013. "The new queen of Latin jazz has personality and everything it takes to deserve the title." - EL PAÍS, Spain.


Track Listing:

1. Corazón / Eva Cortés 4:01
2. The Sky is Crying / Eva Cortés 3:19
3. Déjà Vu / Isaac Hayes & Adrienne Anderson / 4:47
4. Quizás / Osvaldo Farrés / 3:51
5. Rabo de Nube / Silvio Rodr'guez / 4:37
6. Se Te Olvida / Alvaro Carrillo / 4:10
7. Noche de Luna / Jon Cowherd and Eva Cortés / 4:21
8. Sabor a Mi / Álvaro Carrillo / 4:06
9. Contigo en Montego / Eva Cortés / 4:01
10. Crossing Borders / Eva Cortés / 3:37
11. Piel Canela / Bobby Capó / 3:23

arrangements by PEPE RIVERO, DOUG BEAVERS (3,11), ZACCAI CURTIS (5), JON COWHERD (7)

Performers:

EVA CORTÉS - vocals
ROMAN FILIÚ - alto sax, alto flute
JONATHAN POWELL - trumpet
DOUG BEAVERS - trombone
MARVIN SEWELL - guitar
JON COWHERD - piano (3,7)
PEPE RIVERO - piano
LUQUES CURTIS - acoustic bass
CHRISTIAN McBRIDE - bass, special guest (11)
ROBBY AMEEN - drums
LUISITO QUINTERO - percussion

Production Info:

Produced by DOUG BEAVERS
Recorded by CHRISTIAN RIZZO
at Kaliedoscope Records, Union City, NJ
December 3 & 4, 2016
Mixed and Mastered by DAVE DARLINGTON
at Bass Hit Recording, New York City
Photography by GULNARA KHAMATOVA
Cover design & layout by JOHN BISHOP


Reviews of Crossing Borders

Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
A crowd funded Latin jazz vocalist funded by a crowd that knows their apples, if this feels like a Brazilian record that you just can't put your finger on, it's because she's from Honduras and the crew is playing with pan Caribbean chops. It might not be Brazilian, but it has all the sound and feel of the Brazilian jazz vocal set you've been jones ...

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