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The Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet’s 5th album Intercambio available now!

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About Patois Records

Patois Records is dedicated to support the growth and perpetuation of improvisational music that pushes the pre-conceived parameters of jazz and it’s related/unrelated forms. The organization is committed to record, perform, codify and promote improvisation as an integral approach to creating music and as a way of life.

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INTERCAMBIO RECEIVES GRAMMY NOMINATION!

Best Latin Jazz album

World-renowned trombonist, composer, arranger, and producer Wayne Wallace has earned a GRAMMY nomination for “Best Latin Jazz Album” for his CD Intercambio his tenth CD on the Patois label. The release, which topped the radio charts and earned rave reviews, is a soul-deep communion, an ongoing and never ending intra-family conversation between the extraordinarily rich African Diaspora cultures of the United States and Cuba (and various Caribbean cousins). The project features The Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet with special guests.

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