Sunday, May 30, 2010

Graduation Day, May 27, 2010 -- The Lehman College Latin Jazz Ensemble directed by Armando Rodríguez and Victor Rendón plays during the picnic.

Violinist Darina Bejtja has added a great sound to the band.
Karl Watson on the baritone saxophone playing a solo during the picnic performance on May 27.
Alto saxophonist Brian Cole soloing. The band performed one of his arrangements.
Al Brooks playing the tenor saxophone during a solo.
Vocalists Wilma Almestica and Chaunice Chapman join Felix Otero on the vocals. 2010 graduate Harvey Lackey (blue shirt) plays in the trumpet section.
Saxophonist Al Acosta solos during the band's concert. Luis Marcelo plays timbales.

Percussionist Luis Marcelo on timbales and Pazcual Villaronga on congas.
Three members of the Lehman College Latin Jazz Ensemble graduated on May 27: trumpeter Harvey Lackey, drummer David Segal, and guitarist Diony Diaz.
Keren Minto plays vibraphone and Felix Otero sings in this photo of the band at the picnic. 2010 graduate David Segal on drums is behind the vibraphone. The trumpet section included Pete Maldonado, Frank Huber, Ron LoPinto, Harvey Lackey and Mario Mazzola.
Percussionist Yasuyo Kimura plays congas during the picnic. Yasuyo wrote two arrangements for the band during the year.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Fire and Ice -- A cold day in February.

The view from the rehearsal room of the Lehman College Latin Jazz Ensemble in the Music Building - February 16, 2010.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Lehman College Latin Jazz Ensemble - April 20, 2010 - Faculty Dining Room

Karl Watson joins vocalist Felix Otero during an impromptu duet.

Monday, May 10, 2010

The Lehman College Latin Jazz Ensemble directed by Armando Rodriguez and Victor Rendon on May 4, 2010 Studio Theater

Vocalists Felix Otero and Wilma Almestica perform with the band.
Bassists Sergio Larios and Luzarnell Lantigua. Pete Maldonado and Frank Huber were part of the trumpet section.

Guest percussionist Henry Brun sits in with the band.

The Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble
Directed by Armando Rodríguez and Victor Rendón
May 4, 2010

1. Poinciana
2. María
3. El Rey Tiburón
4. Pan In A Minor
5. Naked
6. Cuando Ya No Me Quieras
7. Caña Brava
8. Thriller
9. Sweet Dreams
10. Estoy Como Nunca

Lehman Latin Jazz Band

Felix Otero
Wilma Alméstica
Darina Bejtja
Karl Watson
Brian Cole
Al Brooks
Al Acosta
Elliot Piñeiro
Karl Watson
Frank Huber
Pete Maldonado
Mario Mazzola
Harvey Lackey
Nicole Davis
Leonard Rodríguez
Keren Minto
James Kane
Erickson Cárdenas
Diony Diaz
Sergio Larios
Luzarnell Lantigua
Ana Rivera
Henry Rodríguez
Drums and Percussion
David Segal
David Molina
Luis Marcelo
Pazcual Villaronga
David Deliz
Yasuyo Kimura
Special Guest: Henry Brun