Grammy nominee for Best Latin Jazz Album Recorded on location in New Orleans, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Cuba. Billboard Latin Music Award nominee for Latin Jazz Album of the Year 2002 #1 local CD of 2001 – Times-Picayune
“Top 10 CDs of 2000” – Chicago Tribune “one of the strongest, sweetest, most luminous traditional jazz releases to come out of New Orleans in many years” – Roger Hahn, NPR Jazz “Warm and wonderful…consistently winning” – Rick Anderson, All Music Guide
“Homeland is a hoot and a joy all the way through. Highly recommended.” – All Music Guide “Fearless awe-inspiring technique and adventurous spirit bordering on genius…” – OffBEAT Magazine Produced by Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum). Engineered by Trina Shoemaker (Sheryl Crow).