Latin Perspective - Rhythms and musical styles of Latin Jazz

Series produced by Tony Vasquez

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This series explores the variety of rhythms and musical styles found in Latin Jazz.

Latin Jazz is a product of Afro-Cuban music and American jazz, however today , through its evolution it has changed, embracing a diversity of rhythms from Latin America; the Afro-Cuban traditions of Cuba, Afro-Rican from Puerto Rico, Afro-Brazilian from Brazil, Afro-Peruvian from Peru, Tango from Argentina and Flamenco from Spain, developing into a defined genre with a Pan-Americana flavor.
This series of Latin Perspective will explore the myriad of rhythms, musical styles
and forms found in this Pan Americana projection of Latin Jazz music of today..

4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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This 1 hour special features music of th Flamenco Jazz tradition hosted by 17 year veteran Tony Vasquez.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:01

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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As part of our series on Rhythms and Styles of Latin Jazz. This edition focuses on Afro-Rican Jazz

Bought by WSLR

  • Added: Mar 30, 2012
  • Length: 01:00:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Afro-Cuban 6/8 rhythms (a.k.a Bembe 6/8 & Guiro 6/8) used in Latin Jazz arrangements.

Bought by WICR, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WSLR

  • Added: Feb 24, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3