...the kind of stuff that completely knocks gringos off their pins.
ROOTS MUSIC REPORT
Kiki Valera is a Cuban cuatro master... a joyous, virtuosic romp of
beautifully penned music performed masterfully.
ALL ABOUT JAZZ
Among the standout features of this project are Valera's skillfully arranged songs and superb cuatro solos along with the virtuosic singing and composing of Coco Freeman.
Best 20 Music Albums of 2020
WORLD MUSIC CENTRAL
LATIN JAZZ NETWORK
This one cooks like fried rice!
One of the world's greatest exponents of the cuatro...Valera specializes in son, the infectious call-and-answer Cuban song form, but solos like a jazz guy.
THE SEATTLE TIMES
WINNER: Golden Ear Award 2019