Mas Aya’s Music Holds Quiet Rebellions

Mas Aya’s Music Holds Quiet Rebellions

Brandon Valdivia’s “Momento Presente” is like a summons. On the arresting track from his September album, “Máscaras,” an offbeat, not-quite-footwork rhythm thumps under the swirls of a tin whistle. A bell chimes, and before long, the godlike voice of an…

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