Berklee Summer Concert SeriesLa Timbistica

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Thursday / July 8, 2010 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
10 Mozart Street
United States
La Timbistica

La Timbistica is a contemporary all-star Latin band made up of some of the best young musicians on the East Coast, named 2008 Jazz Group of the Year in the collegiate category by Down Beat magazine. Members have performed and recorded with some of the Latin music industry's most prominent musical figures, including Paquito D'Rivera, Victor Manuelle, and Kevin Ceballo, among others.

The band's Latin jazz repertoire ranges from Afro-Cuban and Brazilian classics to modern salsa, timba, and the members' original compositions. La Timbistica is a mainstay in the Boston music scene, making regular appearances at the Havana Club, Mojito's Lounge, and Wally's Jazz Café as well as at various music festivals in the area. The band recently lit up the stage at the Duke Ellington and Monterey jazz festivals.

This event is part of the Tito Puente Latin Music Series.

This concert is presented by Berklee College of Music, Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, ParkArts, and the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism and Special Events.