The Lehman College and Community Latin Jazz Ensemble will celebrate the holiday season with a cabaret-concert program called “Que Pique el Invierno: Let the Winter be HOT!” along with a dance workshop on Sunday, December 16 in the Music Building on campus. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
“Que Pique el Invierno: Let the Winter be HOT!” will begin at 02:00 p.m. with Lehman Professor Martin Muntzel leading a mambo dance workshop that is open to all. Afterwards, the Latin Jazz Ensemble will perform an uptempo program that will include well-known compositions by Ray Barretto, George Harrison, Otis Redding, and others.
The Lehman College and Community Latin Jazz Ensemble, comprised of students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members, is co-directed by veteran Latin jazz musicians Victor Rendón and Armando Rodríguez, both adjunct faculty members at Lehman College. Among the featured performers will be vocalists Felix Otero, José González, Dena Robins, and Lehman music student Kevin I. Alvelo, along with student trumpet soloist Jesus Morel.
Refreshments will be available at the event, with sales benefitting Lehman L.I.F.E. scholarships.
And the dance floor will be open-come join the celebration!
A senior college within the City University of New York, Lehman is located at Goulden Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard in the northwest Bronx and is accessible by bus as well as the #4 and “D” subway lines. Attended parking is available for a modest fee.
Music Building, 3rd Floor-Hearth Room
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Bronx, NY 10468
Note: For directions and an up-to-date view of the Lehman campus, here is a link to a map here.