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News: TV / Film

The Last Mambo: A Documentary Celebrating The Salsa/Latin Jazz Community Of The San Francisco Bay Area

The Last Mambo: A Documentary Celebrating The Salsa/Latin Jazz  Community Of The San Francisco Bay Area

BERKELEY, CA: THE LAST MAMBO is a dynamic exploration of the past, present and future of Salsa/Latin Jazz community in the San Francisco Bay area. THE LAST MAMBO traces the 60+ year evolution of the West Coast Latin sound, a potent gumbo of Afro-Cuban rhythms, jazz harmonies and funk infused grooves. THE LAST MAMBO, shot and ...

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News: Interview

Latin Jazz Conversations: Benny Velarde (Part 3)

For better or worse, musicians that stay in the business over several decades experience a number of changes. In some cases, they get to experience the wide variety of talent that emerges and develops within their area and all over the world. They hear musical evolution and push their musicianship to follow the developments with artistic ...

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News: Interview

Latin Jazz Conversations: Benny Velarde (Part 2)

Experience changes a young musician, and in many cases, it eventually turns them into bandleaders. Their early entries into music are all about exploration; they need to learn the fundamentals of music and how to work with other artists. Along the way, they find their way around the business of music and hopefully find a way ...

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News: Interview

Latin Jazz Conversations: Benny Velarde (Part 1)

When recounting musical legacies, history books show a partial picture, capturing major trends but neglecting the wider scene. We tend to associate musical movements with towering historical figures, but forget that individuals can't create vast styles on their own. Every musical legacy has a hidden history, filled with names and faces that spent years working hard ...


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