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Latin Jazz Concert with the SJE

Oct 13, 2019 / 3pm - 5 pm

Calendar: Event/Performance
Categories: Music
Age Groups: All

The SJE presents a concert of Latin Jazz, featuring the music of Maynard Ferguson, Arturo Sandoval, Tito Puente, and other great Latin musicians. Even if you don't know your cha-cha from your rumba, come out and learn all about it at the Chapman Cultural Center. Admission is free and a good time is guaranteed.

It is has been a while since the Spartanburg Jazz Ensemble took flight indoors, but October 13th  at 3 PM there will be a high flying event in the  Chapman Cultural Center in downtown Spartanburg.

About the Concert:

  • This entire performance is based on classic Latin music written over the years.
  • You will know many of these classics.
  • By special arrangement with Chapman, dancing in the aisles will be allowed!
  • Always a crowd-pleaser, the band will be singing somewhat in unison again.
  • Our exceptional drummer, Kevin Korschgen will be joined by 2 or 3 friends to expand the percussion section to compete the Latin sound.
  • Great vocals from Diane Lee and Darin Dotson.
  • Regrettably, the performance will not qualify for music history appreciation class credit. 

Selections will be from the following:

Besame Mucho: Shuur/Ferguson ... Caravan: Ella/Duke ...Closely Dancing: Arturo Sandoval ...Coconut Champagne -Ferguson ...Fiesta a la King : Tito Puente ...Funky Cha Cha: Arturo Sandoval ...Hey Mambo :Manalow/ Goodwin ...How Insensitive -Jobin ...It Had Better Be Tonight- Bublé ...Little Brown Mambo :  Flanagan ...Mambo Caliente ...Mambo Italiano: Bette Midler ...Mambo No. 5 ...Manteca:  Gillespie ...One Note Samba: Jobim ...Oye Como Va: Tito Puente ...Quando Quando Quando - O’Donnell/Bublé ...Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars ...Rey de Timbal: Tito Puente ...Sandunga: Arturo Sandoval ...Summer Samba So Nice ...Tea for Two Cha Cha ...The Girl From Ipanema ...The Shadow Of Your Smile : Burke   ...The coffee song: Billy May - Sinatra ...Tico Tico  ...Wave ...Whatever Lola wants: Ella Fitzgerald ...Yo' Mambo : Moody

Warning!!!! The urge to move and dance will be overwhelming --- make sure your health insurance coverage is current.

Don’t be late. The house takes off at 3 PM on October 13th.

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