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Los Gringos brings their own original Latin jazz to the scene (video)

Los Gringos brings their own Latin jazz to a free concert at the Ottawa Jazz Festival on Sunday June 28   ©2015 Brett DelmageLos Gringos has brought the joy of Latin big band music to Ottawa since the 1990s. Led by drummer Pete Beaudoin and trombonist/composer Mark Ferguson, their concerts feature crisp, complex percussion and driving horn sections.  Most of the material for the nine-member band is original, based on Afro-Cuban rhythms with their own twist.

OttawaJazzScene.ca interviewed the two co-leaders at their most recent performance in April. Our video story also includes excerpts of that show.

Los Gringos are performing in a free concert at the Ottawa Jazz Festival on Sunday June 28 at 2 p.m. on the Laurier Avenue Music Stage, at City Hall. Expect a rousing good time.

    – Brett Delmage

See also: Los Gringos has a rousing reunion