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Washington DC Latin Band 1

This Washington DC Latin Band, since 2003, has performed a mix of Flamenco, Pop, and Brazilian Jazz that has been enjoyed by political luminaries stateside and abroad, notable Fortune 500 companies, and venerated international organizations, festivals, and concert venues around the world.

Whether providing elegant accompaniment to a formal dinner or sultry, throbbing rhythms that keep the dance floor packed all night long, this Washington DC Latin Band effortlessly creates the ideal atmosphere for any type of event. With vocals in Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and English set to a wide array of Latin grooves, their sound is reminiscent of The Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social Club, Strunz & Farah, and Jobim— but with a flavor all their own.

Washington DC Latin Band members

The musicians of this Washington DC Latin Band have performed from coast to coast throughout the U.S. and in Spain, South America, Central America and the Middle East. From diplomatic tours with the U.S. Department of State to Inaugural balls, swearing-in ceremonies, and private events, they have collectively performed for such prominent figures as President Bill Clinton, Senators John Kerry and Bob Dole, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Condoleezza Rice, and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Sharing the stage throughout the years with Jazz legends like Charlie Byrd, Keter Betts, and McCoy Tyner to Salsa superstars Jerry Rivera and Luis Enrique, the members of this Washington DC Latin Band have also performed and recorded with Grammy-nominated jazz flutist, Nestor Torres, Latin Grammy-winner, Raul Jaurena, Shahin and Sepehr (Virgin/Higher Octave), and David Hidalgo of "Los Lobos."

Washington DC Latin Band clients

Their corporate clients include: Microsoft Latin America, Target, The National Press Club, Federal Reserve Bank, League of Latin American Citizens, The World Bank, Hispanic American Organization, Hotel Monaco, Clark Construction, NALEO Education Fund, The W Hotels, Capital One Bank, and many more.

You have likely seen this Washington DC Latin Band appearing locally at Blues Alley, The Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap, The Harman Center, Strathmore, The Library of Congress, Mellon Auditorium,The D.A.R., and many other prestigious venues.

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6 responses to “Washington DC Latin Band 1”

  1. Mary Hall Surface says:

    “Consummate Musicians – a true delight, adding just the right touch to the evening!” – Mary Hall Surface – Director, The Atlas Performing Arts Center

  2. Geoffrey Himes says:

    “…there’s no resisting the push-and-pull between the insistent beat and the tangent-loving guitars and voices.” – Geoffrey Himes – The Washington Post

  3. Janna Audey says:

    “We caught your show last night at Royal Lake Park…your Spirit and genuine love for what you do simply pours out of each of you – an incredible experience as an audience member- Thank you!” – Janna Audey – Fairfax County Parks and Recreation

  4. Anna Ibrahim says:

    “Thank you for a magnificent event. Your talents have not ceased to amaze me. Thank you, thank you!” – Anna Ibrahim – Spherelogix Corporation

  5. Joe and Elana Byrd says:

    “Totally dynamic and ‘right’ for our audience that loves Latin Jazz! (Charlie would have loved it!)” – Joe and Elana Byrd – Artistic director: O’ Callaghan’s and Germano’s Jazz (brother, Brazilian guitar legend, Charlie Byrd)

  6. Mike Joyce says:

    “…be seduced by the blend of fiery guitar work…rumba beats, bossa nova rhythms, flamenco-tinted guitar flourishes and romantic ballads…evocative vocals…shimmering guitars…” – Mike Joyce – The Washington Post

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