Tino Contreras: ‘La Noche de los Dioses’ (Brownswood)

At 96, drummer Tino Contreras is finally basking in the glow of accolades long overdue as one of Mexico’s most innovative and inexhaustible jazzmen. Known for an eclectic, decadent style not easily defined, the iconic bandleader-composer has maintained a decades-long career recording and performing a steady stream of music that is transcendent, forward-looking, steeped in

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