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Latin Jazz

This group is for people that love Latin Jazz and for Latin Jazz Groups to Network.

Website: http://www.joserosa.net
Location: Orlando, Florida
Members: 124
Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2011



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Comment by Lasana Akachi on August 10, 2008 at 8:55pm
Latin Jazz is wonderfully polyrhythmic!
Comment by Danny Villablanca on August 10, 2008 at 12:42pm
Hi, great to be here on the Latin Jazz Club. Check out my Latin Jazz Radio Show. Just go to my page for details. Thanks.
DannyV
Comment by Norvell A. Molex Jr. on August 10, 2008 at 12:35pm
I would like to play more Latin Jazz on my podcast http://ww.thejazzsuite.net so any artist that need there music played email me at nmolexjr@comcast.net

Norvell
Comment by Kim on August 10, 2008 at 6:50am
Historically, Jazz on the Green has always been a favorite amongst Smooth Jazz lovers looking to groove to the best in live smooth jazz in an incredible outdoor atmosphere. This year’s Jazz on the Green, Southwest Florida’s Premier Jazz event is a wonderful blend of Smooth & Latin Jazz, funk, R&B and more!

Since Southwest Florida has such a large Hispanic community and at one time had a very well attended Latin Jazz Fest, with Tito Puente Sr and Celia Cruz before their passing, Jose Feliciano, Johnny Pacheco and many more, I knew I had to try to bring this incredible music back to the area.

After spending six months in Costa Rica working on a jazz festival there, I returned to work on Jazz on the Green and urged our committee to integrate Latin Jazz Artists into our show this year. For our first year, we are bringing Arturo Sandoval (5 Grammy’s, 6 Billboard awards and an Emmy! What more does one need to say?), a new Smooth Jazz female saxophonist & vocalist, Jessy J. The multi-talented performer draws her inspiration naturally from her Mexican-American heritage and local favorite, percussionist Tony Pastrana / NY Latin Jazz.

I'd love to hear from members of the jazz network with suggestions on Latin Jazz performers for the 2009 event.

Kim, Entertainment Chair for Jazz on the Green
www.jazzonthegreen.com
Comment by Lannie Battistini on August 7, 2008 at 12:03pm
To all that want to know more please check out:

http://www.jalc.org/TheRoad_noFl/pdf/Latin_Guide_English.pdf
Comment by Lannie Battistini on August 7, 2008 at 12:02pm
Yes you are right, Dizzy and Bauza minds got together along with Chano Pozo (Cuban Percussionist) and further developed Latin Jazz, a Jazz category of it's own.
Comment by Sharon Rae on August 1, 2008 at 7:09am
Hola Jose,
Stopped by to say hi. How is the music scene in O-town? Have a great weekend! Sharon Rae
Comment by Patrice on July 31, 2008 at 5:42pm
Latin Jazz Yes!
Comment by MILTON E. RUSS II / NANTAMBU on July 31, 2008 at 9:49am

HELLO GOOD PEOPLE
WE CAN'T FORGET KENNY DURHAM AND POTATO, EDDIE PALMARIE AND TOO MANY OTHERS TO MENTION WHEN IT COMES TO LATIN JAZZ. JUST KEEP THE PULSE GOING AND I'M SURE YOU ALL SHALL. GODS BLESSINGS TO ALL OF YOU AND MY PEACE.
MILTON ELIJAH RUSS II / NANTAMBU
Comment by Luis Disla on July 29, 2008 at 8:12am
I'll say the founding fathers of latin jazz were : Dizzy and Mario Bauza..
 

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