1. Musical Celebration to Pay Tribute to Dave Valentin in New York City

    June 11, 2017 12:34 PM EDT A musical celebration of the life and career of Latin jazz flute player Dave Valentin will take place on Monday evening (June 12) in the late artist’s native New York City. Performers at the tribute, which is to be held at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan, include former bandmates: pianist…

  2. Forma Nueva

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cuban-born pianist/composer Manuel Valera has been paying his jazz dues for some time now, having toured with, among others, Paquito D'Rivera, Claudio Roditi, Steve Turre, John Benitez and Dave Valent Cuban-born pianist/composer Manuel Valera has been paying his jazz dues for some time…

  3. Puente Tribute Set For NYC

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST The music and life of late Latin jazz legend Tito Puente will be celebrated April 21 with a star-studded event at New York's Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Actor Jimmy Smits will host "Rums of P The music and life of late Latin jazz legend Tito Puente will be celebrated April…

  4. The Gathering

    June 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The successor to the Caribbean Jazz Project's superb album Paraiso finds the group replacing guitar with the piano of Argentinian Dario Eskanazi and inviting Paquito D'Rivera to sit in on alto sax. The successor to the Caribbean Jazz Project's superb album Paraiso finds the…

  5. Locals, Legends Sign On For Detroit Jazz Fest

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Smith, James Carter, Bennie Maupin, and Tommy Flanagan are among the confirmed performers for the 22nd Annual Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival, to be held in the city's downtown Hart Pla Jimmy Smith, James Carter, Bennie Maupin, and Tommy Flanagan are among the confirmed…

  6. Stars Line Up For JVC Jazz In NYC

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Keith Jarrett, Nina Simone, Wayne Shorter, Diana Krall, and Chick Corea are among the artists who will participate in the 29th annual JVC Jazz Festival - New York. The June 17-30 festival will feature Keith Jarrett, Nina Simone, Wayne Shorter, Diana Krall, and Chick Corea are among the…