This popular class gives a comprehensive first hand understanding of the main ingredients of Latin Jazz rhythms and genres such as bossa nova, salsa and samba. Materials for the class range from compositions of traditional well-known Latin jazz artists to lesser known contemporary composers and musicians. The instructor writes original arrangements tailor-made for each class. A portion of class time is devoted to music
theory and improvisation techniques. Open to both vocalists and instrumentalists. Intermediate level encouraged.
Originally from Guatemala, Rodolfo Gonzalez, flutist/arranger/composer, has lived in New Mexico since 1991. He is the Music Director for the salsa band Terra Plena and the award winning Transit Latin Jazz Ensemble.
Instructor: Rodolfo Gonzalez
NM Jazz Workshop, 5500 Lomas NE
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 PM
8 Weeks: February 6-March 27
Recital: March 27
Register online at: nmjazz.org/life-long-learners.aspx
Call Maud at 505-255-9798, ext. 2, [email protected]