Tag: Ray Vega

Ray Vega: Winner of the 2021 Herb Lockwood Prize

On the afternoon of June 12th this year, at the peak of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival,...

Victor Rendón & Bronx Conexión Latin Jazz Big Band: Mambo Boulevard

It is, indeed, so easy to make the proverbial “conexión” between the Bronx and the interminable rhythm...

Victor Rendón and Bronx Conexión To Release “Mambo Boulevard”

2016 marked the Bronx Conexión Latin Jazz Big Band’s highly acclaimed debut titled TRUE FLIGHT. After a five-year hiatus, the...

Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott: Return Of The East West Trumpet Summit

Frank Foster, in his autobiography tells of the time when he was invited on stage to play,...

Ray Vega: Boperation

For Bebop to work in the Latin realm it takes a very special talent with an uncanny...

Ray Vega: Chapter Two

This disc ought to come with a connoisseur’s advisory: Be prepared to be amazed. As much as...

Julián Cabrera: Musician, Rumbero, Gentleman and Scholar

RETROSPECTIVE JULIÁN CABRERA was one of the funniest musicians I ever met. But he was also an incredibly...

Trumpeter, Composer, Arranger, Educator Ray Vega

A native of the South Bronx, RAY VEGA is a veteran of the bands of Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Mario Bauzá, Luis "Perico" Ortiz, Hector LaVoe, Johnny Pacheco, Larry Harlow...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!