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Led by trumpeter Bijon Watson, the Latin Jazz Syndicate opens the Jazz Wednesdays Winter Series presented by Laguna Beach Live! at Aliso Creek Inn on Wednesday January 16 , 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Formed to explore the fusion of Latin and World rhythms with the vast collection of American jazz standards, the Syndicate is an all-star group of musicians that have performed, recorded, or toured with artists such as Poncho Sanchez, Jose Rizo’s Jazz On The Latin Side All-Stars, Luis Miguel, and Dave Valentin, to name a few. The group’s infectious rhythms and boundless energy are showcased in its repertoire of contemporary arrangements and captivating original tunes.
The Latin Jazz Syndicate’s unique sonic flavors, along with the ensemble’s dedication to performing with unsurpassed passion and energy, combine to create an unforgettable musical experience. Click here for a music sample: http://www.thelatinjazzsyndicate.com/
Jazz Wednesdays Winter are in the new cabaret club of Aliso Creek Inn, 31106 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Cover charge starts at $12 online and can be made online at www.lagunabeachlive.org or by phone at 949-715-9713. A season ticket is also available online for $90. The cover is $15 at the door. An outstanding selection of drinks and food is available for purchase parking is free. Doors open at 5:00 PM. For more information, visit www.lagunabeachlive.org.
The rest of the Jazz Wednesdays series:
- Jan. 30 -- Pianist Nikos Syroplous
- Feb. 20 -- Pianist/Vocalist Kate Reid and her trio
- March 6 -- Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Cunliffe and trio, plus special guest saxophonist Bob Sheppard
- March 20 -- Vocalist Sara Gazarek and her trio
- April 3 -- The Jeff Hamilton Trio
- April 17 -- The Joshua White Trio