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Talented & Deserving HS Student Needs an Upright Bass

Brian Paz, he's a junior at Urban Assembly Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists and he spent his summer playing in bands, he shows advanced musicianship and improv skills and has expressed a desire to be a professional musician.Instrument donation needed. Thank you. Nina Olson, Director of External Affairs, Afro Latin Jazz Alliance. www.afrolatinjazz.orgTo contact me: nolson@afrolatinjazz.orgSee More
Jan 9, 2012
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Dec 19, 2011
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Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Turns 10!

Join us Jan. 20 & 21 at Symphony Space to celebrate 10 years of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra! January 20 benefit concert to feature Arturo O'Farrill & GRAMMY Award WinningAfro Latin Jazz Orchestra with Ray Santos, Randy Weston, Dafnis Prieto, Claudia Acuna, Donald Harrison, Edmar Castaneda, and Fernando Otero,  Get your tickets today to this historic set of concerts.Benefit proceeds go to support the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance which is dedicated to the performance, education…See More
Dec 15, 2011
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Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
Director of External Affairs
How has music impacted your life?
Music has always been an important part of my life. I am currently the Director of External Affairs for the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance founded by musician, composer, educator Arturo O'Farrill and home to the GRAMMY Award winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance is dedicated to the performance, education and preservation of Afro Latin Jazz. Prior to that I worked for 20 years at the home for New York's Latin Music, Afro-Folkloric,Salsa, Latin Jazz-- the Harbor Conservatory, with an international faculty. Harbor Conservatory was Tito Puente's favorite school where he established the Charlie Palmieri Memorial Piano Scholarship.
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Auditions for All-Star Afro Latin Jazz Youth Orchestra Directed by ARTURO O'FARRILL




Posted on August 15, 2013 at 1:40pm

Afro Latin Jazz Descarga Benefit Performance June 13, 2013, 5:30pm-7:30 pm @ Birdland to support Music Education for NYC Youth

GRAMMY winner Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance


Cordially invite you to an


AFRO LATIN JAZZ DESCARGA - Benefit Performance


 Supporting Music Education for New York City Youth


Thursday, June 13, 2013, 5:30 pm – 7:30…


Posted on April 24, 2013 at 12:07pm

Auditions for free of charge Teen Latin Big Band led by Arturo O'Farrill

Dear Friends:

The  nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance is pleased to annouce that auditions for our  FREE of charge New York City all-star pre-professional teen ensemble, the FAT AFRO LATIN JAZZ CATS  will be held on Sunday, September 23 and September 30 from l:00 pm-4pm at the famed Greenwich Village Jazz club FAT CAT located at 75 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue.

This is a  unique opportunity for talented Middle and High School music students to be a part of an elite…


Posted on September 10, 2012 at 2:34pm

Fat Afro Latin Jazz Particpant Max Starcevic Castro Becomes LP Endorser

Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats Participant Max Starcevic Castro Becomes an LP Endorser

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance is pleased to announce that Max Starcevic Castro, age 13 and a member of our Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats Ensemble, has become an LP Endorser. As an LP endorser, Max is now an ambassador of the LP brand to the public. He is the "face" of LP to the masses.  Some of the benefits of being an official LP endorser include the purchase of gear directly from LP at the discounted artist…


Posted on March 13, 2012 at 12:25pm

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At 12:40am on December 19, 2011, Richmond Punch said…

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