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Directed by Bobby Sanabria, the Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Camp is a project of the Cleveland-based Roberto Ocasio Foundation.
Bobby Sanabria talks with jazz on the Tube about a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity for young people between Grades 8 and 12.
The camp is chance for aspiring young musicians to be exposed to professional-level training in one of the most sophisticated and influential forms the music on the planet.
The faculty is made of up of seasoned professionals with strong educational chops.
Surprise guest teachers at previous camps have include Eddie Palmieri, Candido and David Amram.
Do you know a young person who might benefit from this training?
Please let them know.
Also, if you’re a member of a local jazz society or a supporter of local jazz education programs for youth, help spread the word about this worthy program.
Click here for more information about the Latin Jazz Camp.
The kids talk about their experiences
Camp members perform “Mambo Inferno”
To listen to Ken’s in depth interview with Bobby hear about the Latin roots of jazz, the sad state of music education, and the importance of the Bronx in the history of American music.
– Ken McCarthy
Jazz on the Tube
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