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Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor

Born: August 19, 1953

In 2010, Luis Muñoz returned with “Invisble”, feauturing once again David Binney, (winner of both Downbeat Critics’ and Readers’ polls, 2007), on alto sax, Jonathan Dane on trumpet, plus special vocal appearances by the wonderful Guyanan singer Lois Mahalia and by Brazilian sensation Téka.

In January of 2013 Luis releases “LUZ”, featuring singers Magos Herrera and Teka. With this new project, Luis Muñoz confirms his place as a music visionary, and as one of the today’s most sensitive, melodic and talented Jazz composers.


ACAM Award for Jazz Composer/Producer of the Year (2004 and 2010) in Latin America


Luis Muñoz plays Yamaha drums, Paiste Cymbals, Toca percussion, Evans drumheads and Regal Tip drumsticks exclusively.

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  • Luz by Jerry D'Souza
  • Luz by Mark Corroto
  • Luz by Hrayr Attarian
  • Luz by James Nadal
  • Invisible by Paul J. Youngman

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”It is, simply put, one of the best Latin jazz ventures of the year...Brilliantly conceived and beautifully executed, Vida is a vital testimony to Luis Muñoz's artistic genius. Indispensable! **** (4 stars).” (Todd S. Jenkins, Downbeat magazine)

One of the top ten best Jazz CDs of 2004... “And hands down, the coolest Latin Jazz disc of the year... Phenomenal”


“A masterpiece.”

(Mark Holston, Hispanic magazine)

”A truly monumental work… Enticing and rewarding from beginning to end.” (Americas magazine)

”Vida is simply one of the most tantalizing, brilliant and enjoyable discs of the year...

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