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The Art of Peace Latin Jazz Ensemble performs at Voz Alta and Dizzy's in San Diego

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Turiya Mareya, Hollis Gentry lll, David Millard, Gene “Negro" Perry, Dylan Savage Taumbu, and special Guests.

This will be an exciting night of Original Music featuring some of Southern California's most powerful and innovative Latin Jazz Artists.

Date: March 13th
Time: 8:30pm-12:00am
Where: Dizzy's 344 7th Ave
http;//dizzyssandiego.com
Cost: $8

March 19th Voz Alta
1559 Broadway
http://vozalta.org

For more information regarding this event please call Turiya Mareya 619-816-7086

Turiya Mareya is one of a very rare breed, a Female Jazz Instrumentalist and Composer who has pursued a career playing Latin and Straight ahead Jazz with a Social Change Context. Originally mentored by San Diego Jazz legend Daniel Jackson, Mareya followed his example by becoming proficient on both piano and reeds and focusing on playing her original compositions. She continued her work in New York, studying at the Creative School of Music with The Art Ensemble of Chicago and studied privately with Joseph Jarman. Later she toured Mexico with the Taumbu International Ensemble. All of those experiences help mold her unique approach based on World Music influences and drawing on the trance inducing and spirit calling focus of African and Indigenous approaches to music. She honed her abilities in Latin Jazz heading the Kokopelli Latin Jazz Ensemble where she had the privilege to work with drummer Skip Howlett known for his work with Mongo Santamaria and Tito Puente, as well as Cuban Bassist Ignacio Arango. For 6 years the group held a Sunday nightspot at Croce

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