Juan-Carlos Formell & Johnny’s Dream Club


Late-’40s Havana meets the cradle of jazz on Johnny’s Dream Club, Juan-Carlos Formell’s dreamy and rhapsodic, yet subtly sizzling, recent album. Rooted in the balladic “Feeling” sound that haunted bohemian Havana, and charting real and imaginary connections between Cuba and New Orleans, the brilliant acoustic guitarist and his quartet conjure romantic fantasies involving a flood, ill-fated sea voyages, and countless shades of Caribbean blues.

Wed., July 28, 9:30 p.m., 2010