For the first time at UNC Chapel Hill, join us for a Month of Latin Jazz! With a full line-up of workshops and concerts, and with five participating ensembles and numerous student combos, this festival is sure to thrill. To read more about the festival and how it got started, click here.

We can’t wait to see you!


Jazz Workshop 2018
Johnny Andrews/UNC-Chapel Hill

9/29, Saturday • The Dominican Jazz Project clinic, 1:30pm-3pm

  • Concepts of Latin Drumset/Percussion Styles
    • with Guy Frometa and David Almengod in Kenan Music Building 2131
  • Concepts of Dominican Saxophone Styles
    • with Sandy Gabriel in Kenan Music Building 2030
  • Jazz Bass Concepts
    • with Jeffry Eckels in Kenan Music Building 2002



10/1, Monday • The Dominican Jazz Project, 7:30 pm

  • Moeser Auditorium

10/4, Thursday • Marimjazzia, 5:30 pm

  • CSAS Music On the Porch

10/5, Friday •  UNC Jazz Combos, 4:00 pm

  • Moeser Auditorium

10/6, Saturday • UNC Jazz Band with Charanga Carolina, 8:00 pm

  • Moeser Auditorium
  • This is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, and tickets are $10 general admission ($5 for students and UNC Faculty/Staff).
    Brazilian Violin Trio
    Brazilian Violin Trio

10/30, Tuesday • Brazilian Strings Trio, 9:30 am

  • MUSC 163 Jazz Improvisation in 1201 Kenan Music Building





UNC Jazz Band with Guest Artists


The Dominican Jazz Project

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Dominican Jazz Project

Sandy Gabriel – saxophones (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
Guillo Carias – clavietta (Cary, NC/Santo Domingo, DR)
Carlos Luís – vocals, guitar (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
Stephen Anderson – piano (Chapel Hill, NC)
Jeffry Eckels – bass (Denton, TX)
Guy Frómeta – drums (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
David Almengod – percussion (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

Contact: Stephen Anderson,


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Juan Alamo – marimba
Christina Alamo – vocal
Steven Anderson – piano
Beverly Botsford – congas
Brevan Hampden – drums
Pete Kimosh – bass

Contact: Juan Alamo,

Brazilian Strings Trio

Brazilian Strings Trio

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Nando Duarte – guitar
Ted Falcon – mandolin, violin
Finn Magill – violin

Contact: David Garcia,

UNC Jazz Band

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Jim Ketch, director

Charanga Spring 2018
Charanga Carolina

UNC’s Charanga Carolina

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David Garcia, director