Free Workshop Series: The History of Latin Music and Latin Jazz
This free seminar series will highlight the history of Latin Music and Latin Jazz and those musicians and artists who helped create it from the Big Three Machito, Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Mario Bauza, Chico O. Farrill, Charlie Palmieri, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Johnny Pacheco Graciela, La Lupe,
Celia Cruz and more!
Each Saturday will focus on a particular decade and the music that defined that decade and the people who were influential in creating. Invited guests include Rene Lopez (Music Historian), Ronnie Puente (Tito's eldest son), Bobby Sanabria (Musician), Robert Sancho,
and Tito Rodriguez, Jr. and Lorraine Montenegro.
Saturday October 19--1930s: Don Azpiazu, Xavier Cugat, Duke Ellington, Rumba;
Saturday October 26--1940s: The Beginnings of Mambo, Machito, Chano Pozo;
Saturday November 2--1950s: The Mambo Era and Latin Jazz;
Saturday November 16--1960s: The Pachanga, The Alegre All-Stars, Celia Cruz;
Saturday November 23--1970s: Salsa and How It Changed Latin Music;
Saturday December 7--1980s: Latin Promoters and the Era of Big Concerts;
Saturday December 14--1990s: Salsa meets Jazz and the New Birdland;
Saturday December 21--2000 to Present Day: The Death of Tito Puente and Beyond
October 19, 2013
Hostos Community College
560 Exterior Street