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Afro Peruvian Jazz Orchestra

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Afro Peruvian Jazz Orchestra is a 20-piece ensemble that specializes in Afro Peruvian music. The band combines elements of Jazz and traditional Peruvian rhythms which result in fresh sounds and creative new melodies. APJO was created by Anibal Seminario and Lorenzo Ferrero, both Peruvian composers/woodwind players. The music performed by the band is both original material and original arrangements of traditional Peruvian tunes. Some of the traditional rhythms enveloped within the performances are Lando, Festejo, Marinera, Zamacueca, and many others.. On January 4th, 2018, the APJO was invited to perform at the Jazz Education Network Conference, one of the biggest Jazz conferences in the world. In addition, on May 5th, the APJO headlined and performed at El Camino College’s 5th annual Jazz Festival. APJO recently debuted its first album, Tradiciones, advocating the marvelous culture and influential music of Peru

Results for pages tagged "Peru"...

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Anibal Seminario

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Peruvian native Anibal Marcelo Seminario is a Grammy-nominated saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator. Studying on a full scholarship, he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Jazz Performance at California State University, Long Beach. Since graduating from CSULB, Anibal works in the greater Los Angeles area as a freelance woodwind player, recording artist, arranger, and producer.  Seminario is the co-founder and director of “The Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra” alongside Peruvian saxophonist Lorenzo Ferrero. The APJO is a 20-piece big band that merges elements of traditional Afro-Peruvian music with Jazz into an exciting new sound

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Hugo Alcazar Quartet at Cocodrilo Verde

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The Cocodrilo Verde is a performance hall located in the heart of Miraflores (Lima, Peru). One of the few places where you can listen to jazz and where I could attend a tremendous rhythmic experience. Hugo Alcazar Quartet Afro Latin Jazz, is a manifestation of the musical tradition of Peru, under the leadership of the Peruvian ...

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Article: Album Review

Various Artists: Peru Boom: Bass, Bleeps & Bumps from Peru's Electronic Underground

Read "Peru Boom: Bass, Bleeps & Bumps from Peru's Electronic Underground" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Lima is often referred to as the intersecting point for the cross-pollinating Andean, African, European and South American cultures of Peru, the cradle of the Incas. Club revelers throughout Central and South America (and the DJs who the spin music that keeps them dancing) also consider Lima to be home base for the Tropical Bass sound ...

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Article: Album Review

Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet: 10

Read "10" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


10 celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the Afro-Peruvian Sextet founded and simultaneously led by horn player Gabriel Alegría from New York City (where Alegría serves as Professor of Jazz Studies at New York University) and Lima, Peru. “It's a concept album," Alegría shares. “For our tenth anniversary, we wanted to give special care to American and ...

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Various Artists: Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade

Read "Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


The fifteen tracks on Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade reflect the refractive impact of the global social upheaval of the 1960s and early '70s--including and especially the wild and wooly rock and psychedelic music of the era--on the popular music of Peru, with each track remastered and restored from original tape ...


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