Peter Brainin & the Latin Jazz Workshop, Featuring Paul Bollenback
September 5 @ 6:00 pm
Paul Bollenback, guitar
Mike Eckroth, piano
Gabriel Vivas, double bass
The Latin Jazz Workshop, named for Charles Mingus’ Jazz Workshop, is an ensemble that performs mostly original music as well as an eclectic variety of arrangements of music by composers as varied as Thelonious Monk, Kurt Weill, Jimi Hendrix, Rafael Hernandez, John Lennon, and Wayne Shorter.
Peter Brainin is a Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning saxophonist as well as an accomplished composer, arranger, and educator. He has toured internationally and recorded with Chico O’Farrill, Hilton Ruiz, Mongo Santamaria, Samuel Torres y Yaounde, Willie Colon and Legal Alien, Valery Ponomorev,and Bebo Valdez as well as performing with Randy Weston, Wynton Marsalis, Ruben Blades, Paquito D’Rivera, Benny Golson, Eddie Palmieri, and many other music legends. A native of the Bronx, he has twice won awards for music composition from Bronx Council on the Arts.