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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.
Machito & The Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80

Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture announces complete schedule, artistic personnel and activities for Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80...
Best Albums of 2018 part 2

Best Recordings of 2018 – Part 2

2018 was a very prolific year in terms of music being released. It was a year of excellency, in terms of great new music...
Dave Valentin Tribute

Tribute to Dave Valentin & Debut of Bill O’Connell’s Afro-Caribbean Ensemble

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture Presents A Tribute to Dave Valentin & the Debut of Bill O’Connell’s (A.C.E.) Afro-Caribbean Ensemble (Bronx, NY) –...
Gastón Joya

Artist Profile: Gastón Joya

Born in Guanabacoa, Havana City, Ángel Gastón Joya Perellada comes from an artists’ family. He started playing...
Chucho Valdés - Artist Profile

Chucho Valdés named 2019 Harvard Jazz Master-in-Residence

Pianist Chucho Valdés – six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Latin Grammy Award Winner ­– has been named 2019 Jazz Master in Residence at...
Josean Jacobo

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Release New Album: “Cimarrón”

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao Integrate Afro-Descendant Folkloric Idioms on New Jazz Album, Cimarrón Hailed as “The Ambassador of Afro-Dominican Jazz”, pianist, composer and arranger Josean...
2019 International Jazz Day

Worldwide Celebration of International Jazz Day 2019, 30 April

Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia Will Feature Over 30 World-Renowned Artists Including Herbie Hancock, James Morrison, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling Paris and Washington, D.C....
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Kiki Sanchez: Praise and Worship con Tumbao

The extraordinary Peruvian producer, composer, arranger, educator and pianist Luis Enrique “Kiki” Sanchez can capture the hearts of many through his skillful rhythmic pianism,...
Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval in Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Ten-time Grammy Award winner and trumpet master Arturo Sandoval makes his return to Markham! A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval...
Chuchito Valdés and Diego Figueiredo

Diego Figueiredo and Chuchito Valdés: Brazil Meets Cuba

Combining two of the most exciting artists in Latin jazz creates an explosion of music and crazed fans. Diego Figueiredo is considered one of...
Best Albums of 2018 Part1

Best Recordings of 2018 – Part 1

2018 was a very prolific year in terms of music being released. It was a year of excellency, in terms of great new music...
Yaíma Sáez

Artist Profile: Yaíma Sáez

Yaima Sáez Bejarano, is an outstanding singer of Cuban music originally from the Cuban province of Camagüey. University Graduate in Physical Culture, comes to...
Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band with Horacio "El Negro" Hernández and Sarita Leyva's Rumberos

Hilario Durán Awarded the Louis Applebaum Composers Award

Toronto, February 6, 2019 – Jazz Pianist and Composer, Cuban born Hilario Durán is this year’s recipient of the Louis Applebaum Composers Award. This...
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba - Made in Cuba

Lizt Alfonso Presents “Made in Cuba” at Flato Markham Theatre

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba is back in Canada to warm our spirits in the heart of winter! The company of 17 beautiful and technically...
Yaima Saez in concert

Yaíma Sáez y su Grupo in Concert at Flato Markham Theatre

Yaíma Sáez's music provides a fresh and unique contemporary perspective, descending all musical genres, while paying homage to her indigenous Cuban roots. She performs...
Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet at the City College Center for the Arts

Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet in Concert at Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts presents the Oscar Peñas Jazz Quartet with special guest the Mivos Quartet Acclaimed jazz guitarist’s Almadraba offers audiences a glimpse...
Eddie Montalvo

Inside Latin Jazz Featuring Eddie Montalvo

The Inside Latin Jazz series continues to offer fascinating and penetrating onstage interviews with leading Latin Jazz artists Presented by the Ruth B. Shannon Center...
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Que Vola? video series episode 1: Ramón, percussionist, son of Changó

Ramón Tamayo Martinez, barely thirty years old has been around sacred drums for as long as he remembers. Son of Changó, god of lightning...
Que Vola?

French-Cuban Jazz Outfit “Que Vola?” Releases Debut Album

New French-Cuban jazz outfit Que Vola? is set to release their debut album, ‘¿Que Vola?’ on January 25, 2019 via French imprint Nø Førmat! (Oumou Sangaré, Mélissa Laveaux, ALA.NI, Blick Bassy). ¿Que...
Jazz Project - Armenia meets Cuba

Live in Concert: Armenia Meets Cuba Jazz Project

Armenian culture meets Cuban spirit for a knock-out Folk Jazz project featuring world renowned pianist Hilario Durán Music expresses the emotions, culture and ideas of...