December 15: South Mountain CC Latin Jazz Ensemble

Gaona_Eddie_150x1587:30 – 10:00 PM

Admission: $10, $5 Students w/ ID (at the door)

The South Mountain Latin Jazz Band, under the direction of Eddie Gaona, focuses on playing the exciting rhythms of Latin fused with Jazz. The two most influential mixers are Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music. This combined with Jazz comes across as passionate, intense, powerful and exciting!

Eddie Gaona has been a music educator for over 35 years, a professional trumpet player, an arranger and the leader of a Latin band. Eddie is currently music director and theory instructor at South Mountain Community College.

Sara Libby

Sax Section
Dr. Mark Lanus Alto Sax/ Flute
Mike Wojociechowicz Alto Sax/ Flute
Larry Muños Tenor Sax/Flute
Matt Pitts Tenor Sax/Flute
Juan Casañeda Bari Sax

Nicholas Papagalos
Gabriel Bey
Dr. Carlos Bejerano
Simon Gaona
Justin Wick
Edreyse Sharkey

Mark Witt
David Ginn
Rebecca Wynn
Bob Sampson

Rhythm section
Marco Soto Piano
Xavier Yanez Bass
EJ Rodriguez Drum set
Frank Favela Conga
Abel Valentino Timbales

Director Eddie Gaona


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