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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.

Talking In Cuban: Palacio de la Rumba

  Palacio de la Rumba Big Band is an exceptional ensemble formed by Australian composer and saxophonist Gai Bryant On a trip to Cuba to research...

Danilo Pérez in Toronto for Panamania 2015

Grammy Award-winning pianist Danilo Pérez gathers a stellar international ensemble for the world première of his new composition commissioned by the TORONTO 2015 Pan...

Montreal Jazz Fest 2015: Video Highlights

Montreal Jazz Fest is the world's biggest festival featuring the best of jazz and its musical cousins! Ranked as the world’s largest jazz festival...

In Concert: Valdés, Rubalcaba and Camilo

On June 21, 2015, at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, Chucho Valdés, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Michel Camilo spent the evening celebrating the intoxicating and eternally gorgeous music of Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona.

North by Northeast: Steve Pouchie

With his latest production, North By Northeast, vibraphonist Steve Pouchie may not be scaling Mount Rushmore or dashing about in a gray suit, evading...
Amanda Martinez - Artist Profile

Artist Profile: Amanda Martinez

Born in Canada to a Mexican father and South African mother, Amanda Martinez grew up in a music-loving household. Although she spent her early years studying classical piano and ballet, she took another path in life. But after a year as an Associate...

HeavyWeights Brass Band CD release

"I was lucky enough to make my way down from Orangeville (where?) to the big city on a Thursday night and attend what promised...

Harold López-Nussa Releases “New Day”

With his roots in both Cuba and France, this thrilling young pianist displays an impressive maturity, which at merely thirty years old, will no...

Michele Rosewoman presents New Yor-Uba: A Musical Celebration of Cuba in America

New Yor-Uba celebrates 30 years with their 2013 debut recording and September 10, 2013 CD release. Featuring Pedrito Martinez on lead vocals, this recording...

Chucho Valdés Releases “Border-Free”

Following the success of Chucho's Steps and a series of world tours, Cuba's foremost pianist has developed a brand new repertoire, the culmination of...

TD Toronto Jazz Festival 2013

From its modest beginnings with only three official venues, the Toronto Jazz Festival has grown in 26 years to become the city’s largest music...

Lulaworld 2013 – Lula’s Latin Soul

Lulaworld 2013 - Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre May 10 to 31: 16 Concerts! 5 CD Releases! More than 120 artists representing more...

Tito Puente Quatro – The Definitive Collection

“There are two periods in Latin music and jazz: before Puente and after Puente.” -- Bobby Sanabria Tito Puente Quattro – The Definitive Collection Honors...

Osmany Paredes Solo Piano at Jazz Standard

NEW DIMENSIONS in LATIN JAZZ presents: Cuban pianist/composer OSMANY PAREDES in concert for the release of his solo piano album P A S S A G E S at...

JPEC Presents: Tapestry – A Musical Landscape

Jazz Performance and Education Centre Presents: Tapestry – A Musical Landscape, featuring Joe Sealy’s...

John Santos: Filosofia Caribeña 2 Fundraising Campaign

Filosofía Caribeña 2 is the culmination of a recording/performance project begun in 2010 that resulted in major performances in 2011 at the Smithsonian in...

Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: Poncho Sanchez in Toronto

Grammy Award-winning conguero and bandleader Poncho Sanchez commemorates one of jazz music’s most influential collaborations. In 1947, Dizzy Gillespie and the great Cuban drummer Chano Pozo came together...

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Kickstarter

Join New Yor-Uba's 30-year anniversary celebration as we mark this milestone with a studio recording and debut CD release. New Yor-Uba, A Musical Celebration of...

Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents: East Meets West

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Presents: East Meets West February 1 & 2 at Symphony Space Program to Feature GRAMMY® Award-winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Directed...

Alain Pérez at Lula Lounge in Toronto

Alain Pérez - Direct from Madrid Presented by Lula Music and Arts Centre and Torontohispano.com. Hosted by latin jazz artist & JAZZ.FM Café Latino host,...