David Sánchez Hears Echoes of His Afro-Puerto Rican Heritage in the Music of Haiti


A new recording by David Sánchez is an occasion to celebrate. That’s decidedly the case with Carib (Ropeadope), the Puerto Rican-born tenor saxophonist’s first release as a leader since 2008’s Cultural Survival. While the earlier album found him sourcing the music of the Baca Forest people of southeastern Cameroon, on the new project he returns

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