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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.
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...
Santiago Bosch

Pianist Santiago Bosch Releases New Album: Galactic Warrior

Consummate pianist Santiago Bosch is proud to present the November 14 release of his new album Galactic Warrior, his second album as a bandleader, following 2011’s Guaro Report.  The album...
A Swingin' Christmas with Toronto All-Star Big Band

A Swingin’ Christmas with Toronto All-Star Big Band at Flato’s

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Big Band style! A Swingin' rendition of seasoned, as well as, all-time favourites from the "Golden...

Kiki Valera y su Son Cubano: Mi Son

From Kiki Valera's new CD, Vivencias en Clave Cubana, released on the Origin Records label on Oct 18, 2019. (son) Composed by Coco Freeman...
Joe McCarthy & The New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band

Joe McCarthy and The NY Afro Bop Alliance Big Band Release “Upwards”

Joe McCarthy and The New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band continue to impress with their new CD, the first after the band’s relocation from Washington, DC...
Frank Colón Releases Latin Lounge

Frank Colón Releases New Album: Latin Lounge

Frank Colón’s Infectious Originals Team His Percussion With A Variety Of Top Brazilian Instrumentalists Who Share The Lead On Trumpet, Flute, Keyboards, Guitars, Accordion...
Emilie-Claire Barlow - Winter Lights Flato Markham Theatre

Emilie-Claire Barlow: Winter Lights at Flato Markham Theatre

“Her youthful energy and appearance bely a 20-year career at the highest levels of jazz recording and performance." - TD Toronto Jazz Festival WHEN: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER...
Negroni's-Trio Release Acústico

Negroni’s Trio Releases its 10th Studio Album: “Acústico”

Three-Time Latin GRAMMY® Nominated Group Negroni’s Trio Releases Its 10th Studio Album Acústico on Sony Music Latin After enjoying a phenomenal response to its previous...
Jonathan Suazo and Suaz live at Latea

Jazz at Teatro LATEA with Jonathan Suazo & Suaz on Dec 14th, 2019

Multiple GRAMMY® Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón is proud to present Jazz at Teatro LATEA, located at 107 Suffolk St in...

Gabriel Chakarji: Enredadera

Young pianist and Latin Grammy nominee Gabriel Chakarji announces his first single "Enredadera" featuring his trio with Edward Perez on bass and Jongkuk Kim...

Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba Release New Album: Hallowed

Celebrating 35 years of evolution, Latin Grammy® recipient Michele Rosewoman releases the anticipated next chapter from the groundbreaking ensemble New Yor-Uba on November 1st...
Chucho Valdés Jazz Batá 2

The Royal Conservatory Presents: Chucho Valdés Jazz Batá 2

Godfather of Cuban jazz, Chucho Valdés, performs music from his newest release, Jazz Batá 2, revisiting his 1972 album of the same name. The complexity...

Dayramir González + OKAN CD Release at Lula Lounge in Toronto

A night of cutting-edge Afro-Cuban jazz and roots by the next wave of Cuban innovators featuring the Toronto debut of NYC pianist Dayramir González....