Feb 22 2014

Sofia Rei at Tiny Desk Concert – NPR Music

Photo by John Poole/NPR Source: NPR Music   A drum from the Argentine Pampas fuels the music of Sofia Rei in this video: The way Franco Pinna has it incorporated into a traditional drum set serves as a musical metaphor for the music Rei performs alongside Pinna and...

Dec 13 2012

De Tierra y Oro (CD Review) – World Music Central

Author: Angel Romero Source: World Music Central  Download PDF   De Tierra y Oro (Cascabelera / Lilihouse Music LM012-CD, 2012)   I find that by the time you get to November, the number of interesting albums decreases rapidly, as labels schedule albums for the New Year. Sofia Rei’s new recording, titled De...

Jan 19 2012

Sofia Rei – The Village Voice

Author: Aidan Levy Source: The Village Voice Download PDF   This leading light of Latin jazz had the most infectious smile at the 2012 Winter Jazzfest.   The Buenos Aires native infuses the traditional music of Argentina with edgy harmonies and odd time signatures, but even for the non-Spanish speaking, the warmth...