Tag: latin jazz
Naming Latin Jazz (Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, Part 2)
September 24, 2022
Jazz has been entwined with Latin music since its very beginning—in fact, jazz scholar Christopher Washburne argues that the birth of jazz happened synchronously with the birth of Latin jazz.
Latin Jazz is happy music, a language unto itself
April 8, 2019
If you’re bored with that “four on the floor” basic beat and want to feel some syncopation in your bones, you’re ready for some Latin Jazz.