Tribune’s Howard Reich picks Fareed Haque & Kaia String Quartet among Best Classical Recordings of the Year

“Fareed Haque and Kaia String Quartet: “New Latin American Music for Guitar and String Quartet” (Delmark Records). Just as violinist Rachel Barton Pine acknowledges the indispensable contributions of African-American composers to classical music in “Blues Dialogue,” guitarist Haque and the Kaia ensemble do so with Latin American creators. It’s impossible to overstate the melodic beauty…

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PAQUITO D’RIVERA & VOLCANO RADAR: NEW CD

ELECTRO-JAZZ LEADER VOLCANO RADAR RELEASES PAQUITO LIBRE, THE BAND’S DELMARK RECORDS DEBUT New album features 14-time Grammy Award winner Paquito D’Rivera CHICAGO (October 2018) – U.S.A.’s leading blues & jazz record label Delmark Records releases PAQUITO LIBRE by Volcano Radar, an experimental jazz quartet led by jazz/noise/avant musicians Elbio Barilari and Julia A. Miller, marking…

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A New Era For Delmark Records

Delmark Records, Chicago’s leading blues & jazz record label and studio, announces new ownership as it marks its 65th Anniversary in 2018.  Chicago musicians/composers/entrepreneurs Julia A. Miller and Elbio Barilari are taking over the business.  Miller is  the incoming President and CEO, and Barilari is the new Vice President and Artistic Director. Steve Wagner will continue working at…

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