Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista has played with everyone from Paul Simon to Hervie Hancock to Yo-Yo Ma. On his album Caym, Baptista and his band interpret the music of John Zorn. Music critic Milo Miles says the album "avoid the typical downfalls of eclectic world-music albums."
Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews trumpeter Steven Bernstein's new CD with the Sam Rivers Trio, Diaspora Blues (Tzadik label). He also mentions the reissue, Jewish Melodies in Jazztime by Terry Gibbs