Live/Concert

Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble

When: Sat., Oct. 10, 8 p.m. 2015

Founded in 2006 by Nicaraguan pianist/composer Darwin Noguera & Mexican trumpeter/composer Victor Garcia, these longtime musical collaborators envisioned an endeavor for Chicago that would follow in the innovative footsteps of the pioneering Cuban group Irakere. This dynamic group continues the legacy of Latin Jazz big band, creating new original and genre-bending works with influences that include Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, Nicaraguan, and other Latin American styles.

Price: $30