Makaya McCraven

Deneka Peniston

Take Five this week is packed with must-hear albums, just released or just ahead.

David Virelles, “Fitití Ñongo”

Mystery is a great abiding constant in the music of the Cuban pianist David Virelles. Gnosis, his new album on ECM, literalizes that idea: its title alludes to spiritual knowledge of the sort that belongs to the ancients.