Criss Cross Jazz 1343 CD

Yosvany Terry

Today's Opinion

Available: February 20, 2012

Yosvany Terry has helped redefine the Afro-Cuban and contemporary jazz idiom in the New York music scene. Mr. Terry's new release Today's Opinion reflects the growth of a young but mature composer in the international music scene. The music of this album reflects Mr. Terry's deep cultural roots as well as the versatility of his musical styles.

An extraordinary cast of musicians performs on this recording: Michael Rodriguez on trumpet, Osmany Paredes on piano, Yunior Terry on bass, Obed Calvaire on drums, Pedro Martinez on percussion and vocal, and Yosvany Terry on saxophones and chekeré.

This exceptional, multilayered recording Today's Opinion manages to be simultaneously accessible and profound, it signals the next phase of Mr. Terry's distinctive personal vision.

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Yosvany Terry (As / Ss / Chekeré)
Michael Rodriguez (Tp)
Osmany Paredes (P)
Yunior Terry (B)
Obed Calvaire (D)
Pedro Martinez (Perc / Vc)
Gonzalo Rubalcaba (Keyb) [8]

1. Summer Relief (Yosvany Terry)  8:20
2. Contrapuntistico (Yosvany Terry)  9:28
3. Inner Speech (Yosvany Terry)  7:55
4. Returning Home (Yosvany Terry)  7:42
5. Harlem Matinee (Yosvany Terry)  6:47
6. Suzanne (Marcio B.A / Yunior Terry)  8:46
7. Another Vision Of Oji (Yosvany Terry)  9:04
8. Son Contemporaneo (Yosvany Terry)  8:36

Total Time: 66:44
Recorded October 26, 2011 in Brooklyn, NY, USA by Michael Marciano

Yosvany Terry's album Today's Opinion was chosen for Nate Chinen's Top 10 Albums of 2012 in The New York Times (Dec 16, 2012).

Today's Opinion was awarded the first place in The Best Jazz of 2012 list (Dec 26, 2012) by Larry Blumenfeld of

Chip Boaz also included Today's Opinion in his list of Great Latin Jazz Albums From 2012 (Dec 31, 2012).

Brent Black of Critical Jazz published a glowing review (Dec 21, 2012) of Today's Opinion.

Yosvany Terry reports on May 19, 2013:
Hello friends, I am very happy to share some incredible news. I just heard that my latest CD Today's Opinion won the Cuban Jazz Award at Feria Internacional Cubadisco 2013 in Havana, Cuba, where both my parents went to received the prize. I also want to congratulate all my friends that have been nominated in other categories: Yunior Terry, Roman Filiu, Gema Corredera, Manuel Valera, Carlos Cano, Ailem Carbajal and the list goes on and on.

Hola amigos, me siento muy emocionado al compartir estas gratas noticias. Mi ├║ltimo disco Today's Opinion gan├│ el premio de Jazz Cubano en la Feria Internacional Cubadisco 2013 en la Habana, Cuba. Mis felicitaciones tambien grandes amigos y talentos que fueron nominados en otras categorias: Yunior Terry, Gema Corredera, Manuel Valera, Ailem Carbajal, Carlos Cano entre otros. Felicidades a todos, se que han estado trabajando muy intensamente.

Yosvany Terry