Volcan – An All-Star Quartet – iTunes and CDs now available!

Volcan – An All-Star Quartet – iTunes and CDs now available!

  5Passion is very excited about this very special Quartet, featuring Giovanni Hidalgo, Horacio “El-Negro” Hernandez, Jose Armando Gola and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Visit the 5Passion store…

Alex “Sasha” Sipiagin’s “From Reality and Back” Available Now at the iTunes Store, Amazon.com and CD Baby!

Alex “Sasha” Sipiagin’s “From Reality and Back” Available Now at the iTunes Store, Amazon.com and CD Baby!

Featuring: Dave Holland- Bass Seamus Blake- Sax Antonio Sanchez- Drums Alex Sipiagin- Trumpet Gonzalo Rubalcaba- Piano      

Jose Armando Gola’s “Electric Gola” to drop June 2014!

Jose Armando Gola’s “Electric Gola” to drop June 2014!

We are pleased to announce that Jose Armando Gola is presently finishing an album for 5Passion, to be released early 2013!

Recent News

5Passion Releases Fé… Available Now!
on October 13, 2011 at 1:00 pm / in Featured

5Passion Releases Fé… Available Now!

This is one beautiful album, Gonzalo is a master! Howard Mandel-President Jazz Journalists Association   http://www.mainlypiano.com/2011_Reviews/Rubalcaba-Fe…Faith.html Jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba has appeared as leader on more than twenty-five critically acclaimed albums, butFe … Faithis his first release on his own 5Passion label. The album features fifteen piano solos that range from introspective musings to flamboyant bursts of pianistic energy. The [...]

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Seamus Blake recording sessions preliminary photos!
on May 29, 2014 at 7:22 pm / in Featured

Seamus Blake recording sessions preliminary photos!

Update…. June 6, 2014 Some preliminary photos of the sessions at Avatar….     We are excited to announce that Seamus Blake will be recording a fresh new album for 5Passion. The recordings will take place in early June, 2014 and the talent is staggering ! The artists include Seamus Blake, saxes – John Scofield, guitars – Nate Smith, Drums [...]

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4 jazzistas en una fusión volcánica – Metrópoli JUEVES 5 de septiembre de 2013
on October 28, 2013 at 2:41 pm / in Top Stories

4 jazzistas en una fusión volcánica – Metrópoli JUEVES 5 de septiembre de 2013

4 jazzistas en una fusión volcánica - Metrópoli JUEVES 5 de septiembre de 2013 El Latin Jazz Sessions se inició el sábado y finalizó el martes, en la Casa de la Música. Gonzalo Rubalcaba protagonizó la clausura. Piano, bajo, batería y congas. Cuatro grandes exponentes de jazz cerraron el Latin Sessions en Quito, con un concierto en el que presentaron su nuevo proyecto Volcán. Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Giovanni Hidalgo, [...]

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“Volcan” available now!
on July 25, 2013 at 4:53 pm / in Featured

“Volcan” available now!

    Featuring Giovanni Hidalgo, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Jose Armando Gola and Gonzalo Rubalcaba. Visit the 5Passion Store…  

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Live 2012 – Compilation Available Summer 2013
on August 18, 2012 at 10:57 pm / in Uncategorized

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Trio Live 2012 – Compilation Available Summer 2013

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Yosvany Terry Recording Sessions 2012
on February 8, 2012 at 6:31 pm / in Top Stories

Yosvany Terry Recording Sessions 2012

    We are extremely excited to announce that Yosvany Terry will release a new album entitled “New Throned King” on the 5Passion label!  This fresh new offering will be released in the Spring of 2014 in standard and high-definition audio formats! “I feel very fortunate to join ‘5Passion’, a place where truly inspiring Art is breath through its Walls”. 5Passion [...]

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba releases “XXI Century”
on November 18, 2011 at 1:31 am / in Featured, New Releases, Top Stories

Gonzalo Rubalcaba releases “XXI Century”

                  Gonzalo Rubalcaba releases “XXI Century”, his second offering for 5Passion . “XXI” finds Gonzalo in an ensemble setting, featuring Marcus Gilmore on Drums, Matt Brewer on Upright and Electric Bass, Lionel Leouke on Guitar, Pedro Martinez on Percussion and Voice, and Ignacio Berroa on Drums. Over 120 minutes of fantastic music, [...]

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s New Album “XXI Century” is at hand….
on October 14, 2011 at 4:34 pm / in Featured

Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s New Album “XXI Century” is at hand….

The positive energy input of conceiving, writing, organizing, playing, recording, editing, mixing, mastering the album “XXI Century” is contained on this tiny USB Memory Stick….   

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba Releases “Fé”!
on October 12, 2011 at 2:47 am / in Featured

Gonzalo Rubalcaba Releases “Fé”!

This is one beautiful album, Gonzalo is a master! Howard Mandel-President Jazz Journalists Association Jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba has appeared as leader on more than twenty-five critically acclaimed albums, but Fe … Faith is his first release on his own 5Passion label. The album features fifteen piano solos that range from introspective musings to flamboyant bursts of pianistic energy. The sound quality of this [...]

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Fé…Faith – By Bill Donaldson-EJAZZNEWS
on July 5, 2011 at 2:57 am / in Uncategorized

Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Fé…Faith – By Bill Donaldson-EJAZZNEWS

EJAZZNEWS More often than not, jazz musicians move from youthful irreverence to spirituality as they mature. Examples abound, from Dizzy Gillespie to John Patitucci, from Duke Ellington to Wayne Shorter, from Randy Weston to Pete Malinverni, from Mary Lou Williams to Cyrus Chestnut. The fact that jazz can accommodate profound personal growth throughout a lifetime is a testament to its [...]

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