South Florida isn't exactly a hub for jazz right now. Despite the fact that a few solid jazz musicians have retired here and that some damned fine players were raised here, the culture of jazz itself doesn't seem to stick to South Florida's ribs. So it's a pleasant shock when an international jazz musician moves from Brazil to West Palm Beach to launch his career. That's sort of like building an igloo in Maui, but no matter. Rio de Janeiro's Diogo Brown is here, South Florida is his new home, and the talented bassist already has a solid LP of straight-ahead-meets-eccentric-jazz to show for it.... More >>>