Latin Jazz

Big Band

Ensemble

Latin Jazz Big Band

Course Details:
ETHNMUS 91 and 161T, section 2

Director:
Paul De Castro

The Latin Jazz Big Band class is designed for students in the Global Jazz Studies IDP. This class helps students to fulfill the global jazz studies degree requirements and are designed to train the students to become professional jazz musicians.

Occasionally there are openings in the Latin Jazz Big Band for advanced-level UCLA student musicians who play instruments that are not covered by jazz studies students. There is an audition in the fall.

The Latin Jazz Big Band uses the jazz big band format plus several Latin percussion instruments.