The Houston Latin Jazz Orchestra promotes and cultivates the appreciation of Latin jazz through live performances, recording, mentorship, outreach, and community engagement with the underserved and under-represented musicians and audiences.
Newly established, the Houston Latin Jazz Orchestra features some of Houston's very best Latin jazz artists. These musicians represent the rich heritage of the Latin American countries and the fusion of these cultures with the American lifestyle. The Houston Latin Jazz Orchestra is dedicated to cultivating the rich history of Latin jazz and is committed to sharing the authentic narrative of the sources and the legendary influential composers and musicians of the genre. Houston Latin Jazz Ensemble strongly believes in mentoring young musicians and helping them to develop a historical perspective of the music, and developing the artistry that will allow them to carry the music forward.