marriage of Jazz and Latin rhythm from A to Z. Educational music
programs for students (grades 6-12) or anyone wishing to enhance
his/her understanding of Latin Jazz.
Jazz Summer Camp workshops include: Latin Jazz music history;
introduction to the fundamental language of Latin Jazz; a revolution
of Latin American rhythms; Latin Jazz theory and technique; Latin
Jazz improvisation illustrated; customized individual and small
group interactive ensemble jam sessions; learn from some of the
top Latin Jazz players in the area. Experience the total spectrum
of Latin Jazz in sunny Miami.
Jazz - An American Music Artform
music artform known as Latin Jazz establishes a perfect symmetrical
balance between the traditional and/or progressive harmonic language
of Jazz and Afro/indigenous rhythms of Latin America; of which,
Cuban and Brazilian rhythmic traditions have played the largest
role in the historical development and evolution of classic/modern
American Jazz. Read
Masters of Latin
Since the dawn
of its founding, Latin
has been an ever evolving gerne of music thriving on a spontaneous
amalgamation of physical characteristics that are based on Afro
and indiginous rhythms from the Latin American diaspora, and
combined with the harmonic language of Jazz.
LatinJazzClub Magazine presents a Tour D' Force
into the world of Latin Jazz featuring some of the greatest musicians
that helped shape the sound of this unique America artform: Poncho
Sanchez, Patato Valdez, Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, Dizzy Gillespie,
Federico Britos, Mario Rivera, Mongo Santamaria, Michel Camilo,
Eddie Palmieri, Charlie Palmieri, Paquito D' Rivera, Dave Valentin,
Cal Tjader, and others.
Everything JAZZ Collides at the South Florida Jazz
is very excited to announce plans to establish the South Forida
Jazz Summit in 2011, a networking conference and exposition that
brings together South Florida's Jazz community to share creative
ideas with the goal of advancing Jazz in the area.
SFJS will also
be open to anyone from outside the area who may wish to attend
or participate as a sponsor or exhibitor. More information at: