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July 14 @ 5:00 pmFree
The Jamaica Downtown Jazz Festival aims to celebrate the rich jazz heritage rooted in Southeast Queens and promotes generations of talents who hail from diverse cultures residing in this community today. This weekend-long music marathon will pay tribute to a legendary performer each year and feature some of the most prominent names in jazz along with emerging musicians.
Today’s offering is live music. Flamenco Latino continues to explore its unique blend of flamenco rhythms with jazz improvisation and Latin flavors. This group features Basilio Georges on guitar/vocals, Aurora Reyes singing and hand-clapping, Mark Holen on percussion and Eden Bareket playing baritone saxophone. The program will include original music and diverse themes by Chic Corea, Paco de Lucia and Professor Longhair.