Legends of Jazz

Season 1 Episode 9

Latin Jazz

Aired Unknown May 26, 2006 on PBS
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Latin Jazz
Latin Jazz features intimate conversations and original performances by keyboard legend Eddie Palmieri and flute virtuoso Dave Valentin. The two Latin stars talk with host Ramsey Lewis about the genesis of Latin Jazz, from the early days of Xavier Cugat and the rhumba, to the Afro-Cuban stylings of Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, to the great Latin Jazz artists of the 1950s and early 60s, including Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria, and more.moreless

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