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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.
Jahaziel Arrocha

Artist Profile: Jahaziel Arrocha

Jahaziel Arrocha was born in Panama city on September 27th 1988. He started playing the saxophone in the high school music band of Monseñor...
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Orquesta Akokán – Un Tabaco para Elegua

From the self-titled debut album Orquesta Akokán, out now on Daptone Records. Recorded in Havana, Daptone Records taps into the soul of Cuba with...
Justo Almario

Artist Profile: Justo Almario

Justo Almario is a multi-instrumentalist at the highest caliber, Music Educator, Musical Director, Composer, Arranger and Clinician, Justo’s influences include John Coltrane, Antonio Carlos...
Orestes Vilató

Artist Profile: Orestes Vilató

Born in Camagüey, Cuba in 1944, multi-percussionist Orestes Vilató is one of the most influential figures in the world of Latin percussion. His unique...
Bill O’Connell

Artist Profile: Bill O’Connell

After a 40-year long career that has seen him excel as a leader, soloist, arranger, musical director, and accompanist for some of the most...
Alexander Brown Quintet feat Hilario Durán & Elizabeth Rodriguez

Alexander Brown Quintet featuring Hilario Durán & Elizabeth Rodríguez

Caliban Arts Theatre is delighted to be launching a series of concerts with the Alexander Brown Quintet, featuring Alexander Brown, Juno winner Hilario Durán,...
Orquesta Akokán

Introducing Orquesta Akokán – From New York To Havana

Straight out of Havana, Cuba comes Orquesta Akokán - a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré and banda gigante of...
Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Artist Profile: Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Spanish Harlem Orchestra, the two-time Grammy winning Salsa and Latin Jazz band, sets the standard for excellence for authentic, New York style, hard core...
Dongfeng Liu

Dongfeng Liu to Release “China Caribe” on Zoho Music

Rare is the occasion when an artist arrives on the scene who fundamentally reawakens your understanding not just of music but world history, common...
A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

A World of Rhythmic Possibilities by Dafnis Prieto

Drumming is as universal and personal as life itself. This book comes from a great sense of passion and love – a “love story”...
The Pedrito Martinez Group

Inside Latin Jazz Featuring Pedrito Martínez Group

The Inside Latin Jazz series, continues to offer fascinating and penetrating onstage interviews with leading Latin Jazz artists. Moderated by flute soloist and Professor...
New Cuban Express and Steven Kroon Latin Jazz Sextet

New Cuban Express & Steven Kroon Sextet at Hostos Center

Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents an exciting double bill of contemporary Latin jazz with the Grammy-nominated New Cuban Express featuring some...
Michael Eckroth

Artist Profile: Michael Eckroth

Michael Eckroth,  pianist and keyboardist, composer and arranger, is a native of Phoenix Arizona and currently resides in Jackson Heights, NY. He earned a...
Pablo Ziegler

Artist Profile: Pablo Ziegler

For decades, Buenos Aires-born, Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger Pablo Ziegler has been one of the most important figures in Argentine nuevo tango, the...
Román Filiú

Román Filiú To Release New Album: Quarteria

Quarteria by Román Filiú Six buildings in close proximity with families living one on top of another within a constant melee of sound, including music...
Dafnis Prieto

Artist Profile: Dafnis Prieto

Dafnis Prieto hails from Santa Clara, Cuba. His revolutionary drumming techniques and compositions have had a powerful impact on the Latin and Jazz music...
Steve Kroon

Artist Profile: Steven Kroon

Percussionist, Composer and Arranger Steven Kroon was born in Spanish Harlem to parents who had moved to New York City from their native Puerto...
Bobby Valentin

Bobby Valentin – The 50th Anniversary Legend Celebration

In this 50th anniversary celebration of Bobby Valentin, “El Rey del Bajo” we celebrate the grand impact Valentin has had on the entire Salsa...
Diego El Cigala

Artist Profile: Diego El Cigala

Born on December 27th, 1968 as Ramón Jiménez Salazar, his transformation to Diego would arise after a family dispute in the same baptismal pool...
Mambo Memories 2

“Mambo Memories 2” Brings The Palladium Era Back To Hostos Center

April 21, 2018 Concert to Feature: Ray De La Paz, Frankie Morales, Nayibe La Gitana, Luisito Rosario, Miss YaYa, Jeremy Bosch, The Steven Oquendo...

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