By Raul Da Gama, Latin Jazz Network

Leon Lee Dorsey once enjoyed the company of the celebrated [late] pianist Hilton Ruiz, playing in one of the last ensembles the incomparable pianist brought together. Now, on Freedom Jazz Dance he brings his virtuoso low bass throbbings and gets together with long-time rhythm partner and drummer Mike Clark, and he offers the hot seat to masterful pianist Manuel Valera – all of this to pay homage to Mr Ruiz, probably his most consequential bandleader. Read more here.



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