Tag: latin jazz
“Music should be fun!” Thoughts from iliana Rose, Nuestro Tiempo Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble’s New Leader
We are thrilled to welcome iliana Rose as the new Director of our acclaimed newly introduced free, jazz education program, Nuestro Tiempo. Led by renowned Latin Jazz educators, Nuestro Tiempo students play repertoire in a Latin Jazz orchestra and learn fundamentals, Latin Jazz history and stage presence.
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.