Date/Time: Thu 18 May / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
“The Monash World Music Orchestra embraces a cross section of musical influences from various cultures, in the true spirit of contemporary Australian society. The Orchestra has developed a distinctive sound that is a creative expression of traditional music. The World Music Orchestra will perform a diverse program of traditional music using a modern, creative approach that presents a snapshot of the multicultural world we live in.
Monash University Latin Jazz Ensemble: Directed by Sam Keevers
Under the direction of Sam Keevers, the Monash University Latin Jazz Ensemble focuses on Afro-Cuban jazz repertoire from artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Mario Bauza, Machito, Eddie Palmieri, Poncho Sanchez, Chucho Valdez, Tito Puente and explores the rhythms of Son, Cha Cha Cha, Songo, Salsa and Rumba and associated clave patterns. The ensemble addresses the diverse range of grooves and rhythms that commonly fall under the broad title of Latin music. Featuring horns, rhythm section, percussionists and vocals, the Latin Jazz Ensemble is a dynamic high-energy group!”
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