Latin Jazz Artist Of The Day: Kat Parra

January 13, 2012

NAME: Kat Parra INSTRUMENT: Vocalist GENRE: Afro-Cuban Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Sephardic Jazz BIRTHDAY: January 13th, 1962 LJC ARTICLES: Weekly Latin Jazz Video Fix: Celebrating Women In Latin Jazz Latin Jazz Conversations: Kat Parra (Part 1) Latin Jazz Conversations: Kat Parra (Part 2) Latin Jazz Conversations: Kat Parra (Part 3) Album Of The Week: Dos Amantes, […]

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Latin Jazz Corner Podcast #3 – Mark Weinstein, Grupo Falso Baiano, & 5 Ways To Support Latin Jazz In 2012

January 11, 2012

Right Click Here To Download The Podcast Episode #3 is an exciting show – we’ve got over an hour of interviews, music, and thoughts on Latin Jazz, walking you deep into this wonderful style of music. We start the show by kicking off the new year with five thoughts on how you can support Latin […]

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Latin Jazz This Week (1/9/12 – 1/15/12)

January 9, 2012

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. NEWS Exciting things continue to happen here at LJC, providing […]

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Revisiting Latin Jazz Classics: California Jam, Fania All Stars

January 6, 2012

California Jam Fania All-Stars Album Year: 1980 Latin Jazz Style: Nuyorican Descarga Why You Should Hear It: A number of artists walk the line between the dance oriented grooves of salsa and the improvisatory flair of Latin Jazz, but no one has done it quite as well as the Fania All-Stars – a fact that […]

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Latin Jazz Artist Of The Day: Murray Low

January 6, 2012

NAME: Murray Low INSTRUMENT: Pianist GENRE: Afro-Cuban Jazz BIRTHDAY: January 6th LJC ARTICLES: Latin Jazz Beyond The Americas: Murray Low, The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble, & The VW Brothers Latin Jazz Perspectives: 5 More Original Takes On Ellington Latin Jazz Conversations: Pete Escovedo (Part 3) Latin Jazz Photo Album: Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble Latin Jazz […]

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Latin Jazz Artist Of The Day: Janine Santana

January 5, 2012

NAME: Janine Santana INSTRUMENT: Percussionist GENRE: Afro-Cuban Jazz BIRTHDAY: January 1st, 1968 LJC ARTICLES: Weekly Latin Jazz Video Fix: Celebrating Women In Latin Jazz 10 Latin Jazz Perspectives On Freddie Hubbard 12 More Female Artists That Rock The Latin Jazz World IMPORTANT ALBUMS: Janine Santana, Soft As Granite LINKS: Janine Santana’s Web Site Janine Santana’s […]

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Free Tickets For Aruán Ortiz Southern California Performance

January 3, 2012

Looking for a great way to start off the new year? What better way to kick off 2012 than with some live Latin Jazz? If you’re in the Southern California area, you’re in luck – LJC can get you into a fantastic event featuring one of the genre’s most exciting young musicians. Everyday for the […]

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Latin Jazz Artist Of The Day: Zaccai Curtis

January 3, 2012

NAME: Zaccai Curtis INSTRUMENT: Pianist GENRE: Afro-Cuban Jazz BIRTHDAY: December 25th, 1981 LJC ARTICLES: Latin Jazz Conversations: Zaccai Curtis (Part 1) Latin Jazz Conversations: Zaccai Curtis (Part 2) Latin Jazz Conversations: Zaccai Curtis (Part 3) Latin Jazz Conversations: Zaccai Curtis (Part 4) Spotlight: High Vs. Low, Giovanni Almonte Latin Jazz Conversations: Ed Fast (Part 2) […]

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Latin Jazz This Week (1/2/12 – 1/8/12)

January 2, 2012

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. NEWS The end of the year is always a thrilling […]

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Latin Jazz Artist Of The Day: Andy Gonzalez

January 2, 2012

NAME: Andy Gonzalez INSTRUMENT: Bassist GENRE: Afro-Cuban Jazz BIRTHDAY: January 1st, 1951 LJC ARTICLES: Latin Jazz Conversations: Andy Gonzalez (Part 1) Latin Jazz Conversations: Andy Gonzalez (Part 2) Weekly Latin Jazz Video Fix: Jerry And Andy Gonzalez With The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra Latin Jazz JAM Session #11: Live At Birdland, Hilton Ruiz Latin Jazz Conversations: […]

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