The Little Dream / Alfredo Rodriguez

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“The Little Dream,” the title track of Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez’s fourth studio album gently builds into an uplifting statement – one that...
“The Little Dream,” the title track of Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez’s fourth studio album gently builds into an uplifting statement – one that reflects the hope children hold in building a brighter future, where tiny dreams manifest into grandiose realities. There is no better example of this than Rodríguez’s own personal journey: from his humble beginnings in Cuba to being discovered by Quincy Jones, ultimately leaving his family behind to immigrate to the United States and pursue his own dream. Over the past decade, Rodríguez has gone from a young local Cuban artist to a globally recognized Grammy-nominee with three critically acclaimed releases on Mack Avenue Records: Sounds of Space (2011), The Invasion Parade (2014), and Tocororo (2016). Over the years, Rodríguez’s worldwide tours have shaped his diverse global point of view. “I believe people are more similar than different. We live in a time where we have so many ways to inform ourselves, and yet some places – and people – choose to remain isolated. As a result, the world can lack peace and empathy, instead of showing unity and tolerance.” He expresses, “the title of my new album, The Little Dream, is my response to our current world climate. The title comes from my fascination with the dream world, which is a beautiful manifestation of our reality. My greatest dream is one where all humans live happily and in peace. Children are the hope and the answer to creating a world of love, peace, unity and understanding.” The Little Dream was recorded in just two days, with a majority of the songs being done impressively in one take.


Product Description:


  • Release Date: April 06, 2018


  • UPC: 673203113022


  • Catalog Number: MAC1130


  • Label: Mack Avenue Music


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Composer: Alfredo, Rodriguez


  • Performer: Rodriguez, Hossn, Olivera