Louie Vega is a legendary Grammy-winning house DJ and producer with a Puerto Rican heritage. He came up in New York City's 1980s club scene. Back then, he was called "Little Louie Vega" because he was just a kid. You may or may not know him, but you know Louie Vega's sound because he has produced many of the greats. He is very loved by New York City's disco community. … [Read more...] about DJ Louie Vega and the Elements of Life Spin House at the Blue Note New York
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Browse Latin jazz stories at the Blue Note New York, the legendary Greenwich Village jazz club, that became a global jazz brand.
Eddie Palmieri is a ten-Grammy winning New York Puerto Rican salsa and Latin jazz legend who is still going strong at 86-years young (November 2023). Palmieri is around and plays regularly in New York City. He just keeps on going and is now one of the padrinos (godfathers) of Latin music. Over the years, Palmieri has launched many music careers, but he is now nurturing the … [Read more...] about Eddie Palmieri Plays a Spring Residency of Latin Jazz at the Blue Note New York
Chris Botti is a Grammy-winning, New York Italian, trumpet player who is one of America's most popular jazz instrumentalists. His name is pronounced "bow-tee." Chris Botti in New York City Botti tours constantly from his New York City home. He has played a holiday gig at the Blue Note for so many years, it's become a New York holiday tradition. December 2023 - … [Read more...] about Chris Botti’s 19th Jazz Holiday Residency at the Blue Note is a New York Holiday Tradition
Cimafunk, Erick Iglesias Rodríguez, is a former medical student whose solid beats and infectious stage presence gets everybody dancing. He was the hottest singer in Cuba in 2019. News Cimafunk & La Tribu, featuring Chucho Valdés and Pedrito Martinez; plays Cuban timba at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village; Thursday-Sunday, September 28 - October 1, 2023, at 8 and … [Read more...] about Cimafunk, “the James Brown of Cuba,” Plays Timba Backed by Chucho Valdés and Pedrito Martinez at the Blue Note
The Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 brings jazz, Latin, soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk to the Blue Note, Sony Hall, The Town Hall, Beacon Theatre, Hammerstein Ballroom, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn; from May 31 - July 2, 2023. This is one of New York City's big jazz festivals. It's not just about straight-ahead jazz. Jazz, like most American popular music derives … [Read more...] about Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 Brings Latin Jazz Legends to NYC
Banda Iroko is a collaboration between Israeli bassist Avishai Cohen and Nuyorican conguero-vocalist Abraham Rodriguez Jr. This is Jerusalem meets Loisaida (Lower East Side). Our point of view is that there is nothing better than when someone from one culture fully understands someone from another culture. That's what happens in both directions with these two artists. They … [Read more...] about Banda Iroko Will Make You Want to Dance Like You’re Madly in Love
The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience is a legacy Jazz band anchored by Gillespie bassist John Lee and usually featuring Mario Grillo (Machito Jr). Other versions of this band include the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban All-Stars. Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience featuring Mario Grillo plays the Blue Note in Greenwich Village … [Read more...] about The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience Plays Latin Jazz at the Blue Note
The Blue Note Jazz Festival 2021 is at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village and Central Park Summerstage, June 15 - August 15, 2021. Most shows are at the Blue Note with three shows at Central Park SummerStage. Check the COVID-19 restrictions when you buy tickets at bluenotejazzfestival.com Blue Note Jazz Festival 2021 Latin Lineup Chris Botti plays Central Park … [Read more...] about Blue Note Jazz Festival 2021 is Back!