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This 28 year old East Coast ensemble “has joined the pantheon of great latin jazz groups” says the 52nd Street Review. Veteran members have performed, recorded and toured extensively with jazz and Latin greats of the past and future: Lionel Hampton, Monguito Santamaria, Manny Oquendo, Miles Davis sideman Gary Thomas, Avishai Cohen's International Vamp Band and Lonnie Plaxico to name a few. Each of their four recordings on the prestigious PALMETTO record label, are produced by Latin jazz luminary, Andy Gonzalez of FORT APACHE BAND fame. Their latest release 'Radio Mundo', played to raves from DOWNBEAT, JAZZ TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, LATIN BEAT and the LA PRESS. These recordings are heard everywhere on SiriusXM radio and other satellite and conventional radio stations around the world.

This legendary ten-piece ensemble features members that live and perform in Washington DC and Baltimore. They have performed all over the US - in the west including a week's stint at the JAZZ BAKERY in LA, and Midwest, and continue to frequent jazz and dance clubs around the eastern seaboard including the BLUE NOTE in Manhattan and BIRDLAND 'the jazz corner of the world'. Chosen as the best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) 15 times. They have appeared at major jazz festivals including the San Jose AAT Jazz Fest in California and Lake George Jazz weekend in upstate New York and the Ottawa International Jazz Festival.

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Tito Puente Tito Puente
Jane Bunnett Jane Bunnett
saxophone, soprano
Bobby Sanabria Bobby Sanabria
Ray Vega Ray Vega
Kat Parra Kat Parra
voice / vocals
Pete Escovedo Pete Escovedo
Hilary Noble Hilary Noble
saxophone, tenor

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