CCA_2298_editedThe CALJE 5tet is headed to Elon University in North Carolina on September 17th! The group will have an opportunity to share with students, discussing Afro-Latin traditions, modern Latin Jazz concepts and approaches to harmony and improvisation. A concert will follow with the CALJE 5tet: Darwin Noguera – piano/compositions, Victor Garcia – trumpet/compositions, Rocky Yera – tenor sax, Joshua Ramos – bass, & Juan Pastor – drums.

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Hello everyone, we are looking forward to playing in our hometown again with the big band. Mark your calendars for SATURDAY, MARCH 14 @ NEIU! We want to see ya’ll there, so together we can make an incredible evening of Latin music AND the most talked about show in the Chi. Darwin will be in from NYC and he’s excited to play in his hometown. So, come out and support the only Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in town. For tickets, click on the dates tab. See you there!!

Come join us for an amazing evening of music at Jazz in the Park in Downtown Milwaukee, Thursday, July 31st at 6 pm.

Jazz in the Park is Milwaukee’s favorite free, outdoor, summer music series, featuring an eclectic lineup of jazz, big band, funk, R & B, reggae, blues and more. Performers come from across town or across the country.”

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Sep 17 2013

Midwest Tour

We’re so excited to be touring the Midwest starting in September! Check our “Dates” page for details on where and when we’ll be playing. The tour kicks off at Grayslake, IL with the CALJE septet at James Lumber Center for Performing Arts. We’ll see you there! In the meantime, here’s a video to get your musical appetites going! For bookings, contact Tiffany Goodman (Goodman Artists –

We have a show coming up next week! CALJE will be playing at Wentz Hall, North Central College on Saturday, April 27th at 8 pm! We hope you’ll join us for a night of live music! Scroll down for a special promo code to purchase your tickets.