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Roberto Fonseca Plays at Dazzle

Dazzle presents pianist, composer, and Artistic Director for Cuba’s Jazz Plaza Santiago Festival, Roberto Fonseca on Saturday, May 21 at 7 & 9:30 pm. Roberto has toured the world’s most…

Gonzalo Teppa Quintet

This Friday night is the return of the virtuosic Gonzalo Teppa Quintet, featuring Gonzalo Teppa on bass,  Greg Harris – vibraphone/piano/percussion, Alex Heffron – guitar, Andrew Wheelock – drums, Ike Spivak – sax/flute/clarinet. Their music is always…

A Record Story—"Afro-Cuban" by Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham "Afro-Cuban" Blue Note Records (1955) Besides being one of my all-time top ten Latin jazz albums, I love the artwork and LP title that when released in 1955…

Ritmo Jazz Latino Heats Up Five Points Jazz Virtual Festival

Ritmo Jazz Latino is the essence of "True Latin Jazz." With arrangements ranging in 6/8 time signatures, to coro sonidos resonating with the flavors of Puerto Rico and Cuba, this…

A Not-So-Silent Night with the Republic Big Band

The Republic Big Band returns to Dazzle on Thursday, December 19 and performing two set: 6:30 pm and 9pm. It's their annual holiday performance of original compositions and arrangements in…

Stories of Standards: "Afro Blue" by Mongo Santamaria

Linda Hillshafer

Tune in weekday mornings for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of " Afro Blue.” Rodney Franks presents Stories of Standards Monday through Friday at 7:50 and 8:50…

Afro-Cuban Folkloric Music Lecture Presentation and Performance

Afro-Cuban Folkloric Music Lecture Presentation and Performance Saturday October 12th, 8-10 pm $15 Resident dancer Kimberly Miguel Mullen will present her ethnographic research in Cuba, followed by a mini-rumba dance…

LC's Latin Groove Band

LC’s Latin Groove Band performs at Finn’s Manor on Sundays. This group exemplifies Larry’s love and appreciation for Afro-Cuban rhythms. They are passionate about performing accurate and exciting music to…

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