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Latin Jazz Network is a project dedicated to the advancement of Latin jazz and its creators. Since 2000 LJN has been spreading the word about this wonderful music known under the umbrella term: LATIN JAZZ.
Arturo O'Farrill

Arturo O’Farrill & ALJO Release New Album: “Four Questions”

What does integrity do in the face of adversity / oppression? What does honesty do in the face of lies / deception? What does...
Ray Mantila at Bushnell Park - Photo by Andrew James

RIP Ray Mantilla (June 22, 1934 – March 21, 2020)

Ray Mantila performing at Bushnell Park. Hartford Jazz Society’s Monday Night Jazz Summer Series. July 28, 2014. - Photo credit: Andrew...
Carolina Calvache Releases Vida Profunda

Carolina Calvache Releases New Album: ‘Vida Profunda’

Carolina Calvache Marries Poetry and Music on Vida Profunda, out May 29th on Sunnyside Records Pianist, Composer and Arranger Carolina Calvache is pleased to announce the...
Kurt Elling Quintet In Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Kurt Elling Quintet In Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Grammy® winner Kurt Elling has secured his place among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Elling’s star stature and stunning vocals will rise in tribute to legendary...
Hiromi in Concert at Meridian Arts Centre

Hiromi Live at Meridian Arts Centre on April 3, 2020

I don't want to put a name on my music. Other people can put a name on what I do. It’s just the union...
Aldo Lopez-Gavilan At Jazz Bistro

Aldo López-Gavilán Trio Live at Toronto’s Jazz Bistro

Cuban renowned pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán debuts with his trio format in Toronto at Jazz Bistro. Friday March 13, 2020 at 9:00 PM at...
HIlario Durán at Lula Lounge in Toronto

Hilario Durán + Ade Meyi at Lula Lounge in Toronto

Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist Hilario Durán returns to Lula Lounge for a rare solo performance. Followed by a set of Cuban soul funk fusion...
Spanish Harlem Orchestra to Release First Latin Jazz Album

Spanish Harlem Orchestra to Release Latin Jazz Album

3x GRAMMY® Award Winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra to Release First Latin Jazz Album, The Latin Jazz Project, on May 8, 2020 on ArtistShare Multi-GRAMMY® Award...
Daniel García Diego

Artist Profile: Daniel García Diego

"Flamenco and jazz are brothers,” says pianist Daniel García, one of the most exciting voices of the new generation of Spanish jazz. “They have...
Poncho Sánchez

Artist Profile: Poncho Sánchez

For more than three decades, conguero Poncho Sánchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and...
Danilo Pérez’s Global Messengers

Danilo Pérez’s Global Messengers and Allison Au Quartet at Koerner Hall

Panamanian jazz pianist and composer, Danilo Pérez, serves as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, Cultural Ambassador to the Republic of Panama, Founder and Artistic...
Zakir Hussain

Zane Dalal conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra with Zakir Hussain, John Patitucci, Danilo Pérez,...

Legendary tabla master, Zakir Hussain, and jazz trailblazer/bassist, John Patitucci, bring an extraordinary program conducted by Zane Dalal, Associate Music Director of the Symphony...
Carlos Sarduy

Artist Profile: Carlos Sarduy

Carlos Sarduy was born on the 9th of March in La Habana, Cuba. He is currently considered one of the most important Cuban trumpet...
Singer, Songwriter Raquel Cepeda

Artist Profile: Raquel Cepeda

“Some gifts we share and benefit a few. Some gifts have the power of benefiting many.” This is the motto by which Raquel Cepeda...
Calle Loíza Jazz Project

From Puerto Rico: Calle Loíza Jazz Project Releases New Album

Calle Loíza Jazz Project: There Will Never Be Another You Album Notes: The famous street in Santurce, Puerto Rico, named Calle Loíza, has a long...
Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza 2020

Festival Internacional Jazz Plaza Celebrates 35th Anniversary

From January 14 to 19, 2020, the 35th edition of the International Jazz Plaza Festival is being held in Havana and Santiago de Cuba,...

Alex Conde: Jungle Street (Origins)

Jungle Street is a track from the album Origins, by pianist composer Alex Conde and released in 2018 on Ropeadope Records. "When Alex Conde turns...

Eddie Daniels: Lôro (Heart of Brazil)

Lôro is the first track of the album Heart of Brazil | A Tribute to Egberto Gismonti by Eddie Daniels, released in 2018 on...

Alex Diaz & Santo Domingo Afrojazz: Simone

Simone is the first track of the album Organic Merengue (Merengue Orgánico) by percussionist Alex Diaz & Santo Domingo Afrojazz, released in 2018. "One important...

Chucho Valdés: 100 Años de Bebo

100 Años de Bebo (100 years of Bebo): A tune by Bebo, rescued from oblivion by Chucho Valdés, played by Regina Carter, and set...