"Here Now" An artists journey from Zimbabwe to America
- Performing & Visual Arts
- La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley CA
Returning after their sold out show this last June, the Josh Jones Latin Jazz Orchestra will perform for your dancing and listening pleasure!
The ensemble will be playing all new material, including songs from Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, Rumba Havana, and Ng la Banda. Come ready to dance!”
Every Monday night, La Peña’s Theater echoes with the sounds of horns, percussions, and vocals from students of the Latin Jazz Orchestra. Instructed by Josh Jones, they learn and perform great Salsa and Latin Jazz arrangements.
Drummer & Percussionist Josh Jones is recognized internationally from his touring with such jazz greats as Don Cherry, Steve Coleman, Omar Sosa, and Peter Apfelbaum. He currently tours with Jacqui Naylor.
Josh’s recent recording projects include the soundtrack to the movie “La Mission,” as well as albums with Larry Coryell, Phil Ranelin, and Jacqui Naylor. Other notable recordings include Yosvanny Terry and Columna B, Peter Apfelbaum, Steve Bernstein, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Tupac Shakur, Goapele, Zion-I, Taj Mahal, Bob Weir and AfroCuba de Matanzas.
Josh continues to perform with his various ensembles at clubs and festivals in the Bay Area and remains an influence on and supporter of jazz in the community.