Latin Jazz This Week

by chip on September 8, 2008

Latin Jazz This Week will bring you a weekly look into news from the Latin Jazz world. You’ll find new releases, recommended performances, web finds, and more. You can check out some current sounds in the Listening Center tab at the top of the page. Performance dates will be kept in the Live Latin Jazz tab at the top of the page.

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NEWS

NPR recented looked back upon the classic album Tito Puente And His Concert Orchestra in a radio segment. Drummer Bobby Sanabria served as a guest commentator, providing some rich historical pieces about Puente’s life. You can read a condensed version of the segment or stream it on NPR’s website – check it out HERE.

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HOT RECENTLY AT LJC

Album of the Week: Réplica, Eric Kurimski

Looking At The Bigger Picture: Irakere Alumni on Video

Spotlight: Latin Journey, Kraft/Landry/Messina

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AVAILABLE NOW


Hot House: Hot House


Pete Rodriguez: El Alquimista/the Alchemist

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LIVE LATIN JAZZ

If you’re in SOUTH AMERICA this week . . .
ARTURO SANDOVAL
12 Festival Internacional Medellín de Jazz
WHEN: Thursday 9/11/08
WHERE: Teatro de la Universidad de Medellín
Carrera 87 N° 30 – 65
Medellín, Colombia
TICKETS: $63 – $103

BarranquiJazz Festival
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Teatro Amira de la Rosa
Colombia

BOBBY MATOS
BarranquiJazz Festival
WHEN: Thursday 9/11/08
WHERE: Teatro Amira de la Rosa
Colombia

12 Festival Internacional Medellín de Jazz
WHEN: Friday 9/12/08
WHERE: Teatro de la Universidad de Medellín
Carrera 87 N° 30 – 65
Medellín, Colombia
TICKETS: $63 – $103

OMAR SOSA
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Ouro Preto Jazz Festival
Ouro Preto, Brazil
(Belo Horizonte)

If you’re on the EAST COAST this week . . .
CHICO O’FARRILL’S AFRO-CUBAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA
WHEN: Sunday 9/14/08
WHERE: Birdland
315 W. 44th Street
Manhattan, NY
TIME: 9:00 p.m. & 11:00 p.m.
TICKETS: $25

CHRIS WASHBURNE & S.Y.O.T.O.S.
WHEN: Sunday 9/14/08
WHERE: Smoke
2751 Broadway
New York, NY
TIME: 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.
TICKETS: $20 minimum

ERIC KURIMSKI
WHEN: Thursday 9/11/08
WHERE: Terraza Cafe
4019 Gleane St
Elmhurst NY
TIME: 10:00 p.m.
TICKETS: FREE

HECTOR MARTIGNON
WHEN: Tuesday 9/9/08 – Thursday 9/11/08
WHERE: Zinc Bar
90 W. Houston Street
New York, NY
TIME: 9:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m., & 12:30 a.m.

INSIGHT
Curtis Brothers Band
WHEN: Thursday 9/11/08
WHERE: Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe
236 E 3rd Street
New York, NY
TIME: 9:30 p.m. & 11:00 p.m.
TICKETS: $7

NEGRONI’S TRIO
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Jazziz Bistro
5751 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL
TIME: 8:00 p.m.

STEVE KROON
En Mas Alla (Beyond) CD Release Party
WHEN: Friday 9/12/08 – Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Sweet Rhythm
88 Seventh Avenue South
New York, NY
TIME: 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., & 1:00 a.m.
TICKETS: $20; $10 minimum

If you’re in the MID-EAST this week . . .
CRAIG RUSSO LATIN JAZZ PROJECT
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Al Sear’s Jazz Festival
Chandler Park
Macomb, IL
TIME: 4:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.
TICKETS: FREE

TUMBAO BRAVO
WHEN: Friday 9/12/08
WHERE: The Box Factory
1101 Broad Street
St Joseph, MI
TIME: 7:30 p.m.
TICKETS: $20

If you’re on the WEST COAST this week . . .
FRANCISCO AGUABELLA
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: Steamers
138 W. Commonwealth
Fullerton, CA
TIME: 8:30 p.m.
TICKETS: NO COVER

JOVINO SANTOS NETO
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/08
WHERE: St. Clouds Resturant
1131 34th Ave
Seattle, WA
TIME: 9:00 p.m.

PONCHO SANCHEZ
WHEN: Sunday 9/14/08
WHERE: Levitt Pavillion For The Performing Arts
2230 West 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
TICKETS: FREE

WAYNE WALLACE
WHEN: Friday 9/12/08
WHERE: De Young Museum
Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
TICKETS: FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

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