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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

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Aracataca Radio showcase Charanga Time

Aracataca’s John Child and Tomek spin new salsa from Edgard Nevárez y La Trópica ft. Carlitos Ramírez, Choco Orta, Pete Perignon, Arturo Ortiz & 7 Con Calle, Steven Brezet and Manny Martínez y La Rebeldía; Latin jazz from Eddie Palmieri with Alfredo de la Fé; new charanga from Charanga del Norte; and a Latin jazz big band track from the Echo Park Project.

Charanga Time – new EP by Charanga del Norte

Charanga Time!
The new EP from Sue Miller and her Charanga del Norte
www.charangadelnorte.co.uk

New Charanga del Norte Recording ‘Atilana’

New Charanga del Norte recording with prize winning design by Rianne van Male, a graphic design student from Anglia Ruskin University.

International Conference on Analysing Popular Music

I’m presenting a paper on clave feel in Latin improvisation at this conference.The conference will take place 2-4 July, 2013 and will include three distinguished keynote speakers:

Anne Danielsen (University of Oslo)
Walter Everett (University of Michigan)
Allan Moore (University of Surrey).

My Postgraduate Jazz Recital LCM in 1994 (piano): Hackensack by Thelonius Monk

My tribute to Thelonius Monk at LCM in 1994

New Review of CD Look Back in Charanga

This is someone who knows her stuff and loves nothing more than a good descarga (jam session). She feels Cuban music in her blood, and the band behind her does some sterling work. That she’s the star is beyond doubt, and her freewheeling, spiralling improvisations are joyful to hear. Bonus points for coming from Leeds and the delightful wordplay in the title, but the meat is in the performance, which is as tasty as they come – within Cuba or outside.

New Review of Look Back in Charanga in Rock n Reel

New review of my new album Look Back in Charanga in Rock n Reel Magazine – Charanga del Norte ‘wonderful as a live act and just as impressive on disc’ and ‘hot, very authentic-sounding music’

My Jazz Piano Recital at LCM in 1994

Just discovered a tape of my postgraduate recital at LCM from 1994 – here’s the rough recording of my Bill Evans tribute ‘When I Fall in Love’

New on-stream track Lola Catula

Check out the new track Lola Catula #2 on the recordings page – just added today!

Look Back in Charanga – Press Release

Carrying on with the puns Look Back in Charanga pays homage to all the greats of Cuban popular music, in particular to the legendary Richard Egües from Orquesta Aragón.

Bandleader and charanga flute improviser Sue Miller studied flute improvisation with Richard Egües in Havana in 2000 and 2001 and has since worked with some of Cuba’s finest traditional charanga players. This recording pays homage to the great charanga flute players and musicians past and present who have developed the Danzón, Mambo, Chachachá and the Pachanga
CD on sale from: http://www.passiondiscs.co.uk