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The Latin-Jazz Coalition Perform Live Thursday Evening, March 10, 2011 at The John F. Kennedy Junior School in Queens

The Queens Council on the Arts and the John F. Kennedy Junior School Proudly Present: The Triumphant Return of the Critically Acclaimed, All-Star Latin Jazz Coalition Led by Trombonist/ Composer Demetrios Kastaris (El Griego Rumbero) (more...)

 

 
  Concert Invitation   "Afro-Cuban Fire, Spritual Oil and Greek Cookin'" Friday evening, December 10, 2010 at Flushing Town Hall in Queens.
In a first time ever eclectic production, the award winning, all star Latin-Jazz Coalition founded 24 years ago by trombonist/ composer Demetrios Kastaris (El Griego Rumbero), and his newly born 14 piece ensemble Conjunto Katharí with 4 trombones and master sonero Sammy Navarro in the forefront, also founded by Kastaris, will make their world debut. They will be performing in a very unique, must see, historic concert on Friday evening, December 10, 2010 at Flushing Town Hall in Queens, New York. (more...)
 
  Latin Beat Magazine Cover   "A Bite From the Apple" By Vicki Sol?

Vicki Sol? reports on the Upcoming concert, "Afro-Cuban Fire, Spritual Oil and Greek Cookin'" in the Novemeber 2010 issue of Latin Beat Magazine (more...)

 

 
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"Demetrios Kastaris Merges Latin Jazz with Christian Music" by Robert Waddell
To hear musician Demetrios Kastaris's playing, a listener is enveloped by a well tempered, controlled and powerfully graceful trombone punctuated with intense intelligence and playful sensuality. To be sure, Kastaris is a master musical dynamo who gives performances of clarity, originality and artistic beauty. Now, Kastaris merges his love for Salsa and Gospel music to create a new musical group. (more...)
 
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The Queens Council on the Arts and the Queens Occupational Training Center Proudly Present The Latin-Jazz Coalition Friday, December 19, 2010

The Ensemble: Demetrios Kastaris ? leader, trombone, arranger, conch shells; Wesley Reynoso ? piano; Hiram Remon ? vocals; Chico Alvarez ? vocals; Ray Martinez ? bass; Angel Rodriguez ? congas, shekeres; Willie Martinez Jr. ? drum set; Noah Bless ? trombone; Connie Grossman ? flute; Melvin Smith ? tenor sax (more...)

 

 
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The Queens Council on the Arts and The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York proudly present The Latin-Jazz Coalition Sunday afternoon, October 4, 2009 at the the Stathakion Cultural Center
The musical repertoire will include Afro-Cuban, Greek, Columbian, Puerto Rican and Jazz music. Genres will include Rumba Guaguanc?, Son-Montuno, Cha-Cha-Ch?, Guajira, Bemb?, Salsa, Kalmatian?, Zemb?kiko, Pentoz?li, Cumbia, Swing, Gospel, Blues and Be-bop Jazz. Hiram Rem?n (vocals) is the guest of honor. (more...)
 
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The Queens Council on the Arts and NEO Magazine present The Latin-Jazz Coalition Thursday Evening, October 30, 2008 at Central Sushi Bar Lounge
Special world class guest soloists with the 12 piece ensemble will include: violin virtuoso, multi-Grammy nominee, Alfredo de la F?, Salsa?s principal first violin; and master composer, arranger, pianist and multi-Grammy Award winner, Edy Martinez. (more...)
 
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NEO Magazine and The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York proudly present The Latin-Jazz Coalition Sunday Evening, November 4, 2007 at the Stathakion Cultural Center
This eclectic concert features Afro-Cuban Jazz, Salsa, Traditional American Jazz, Kalamatiano, Zembekiko, Rumba, Guaguanco, Bomba, Salsa and Jazz based on Greek folkloric traditions. (more...)

 

 
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Queens Theatre in the Park Presents The Latin-Jazz Coalition Friday Evening, December 15, 2006.

This very special eclectic concert features Afro-Cuban Jazz, Salsa, Traditional American Jazz, Rumba, Brazilian Samba, Puerto Rican Bomba and holiday music put to fiery Latin Rhythms and Jazz based on Kalamatiano Rhythms (Greek Folk music).(more...)