Welcome to the Stanford Latin Jazz Ensemble website! Founded by four time Grammy nominated pianist and director Murray Low, the group is dedicated to the study, performance, and interpretation of Afro-Latin music and its fusion with North American jazz. The ensemble is considered one of the finest academic performing groups of its kind.

Spring Concert with Special Guest Edgardo Cambon

    Saturday May 28, 2022, 7:30 PM
    Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford Campus
    Advance Tickets: $18 general/$13 seniors & students - Free with SUID!
    Day of Tickets: $23 general/$18 seniors and students - Free with SUID!
    Tickets: Stanford Ticket Office Website

Join us for a very special evening featuring master singer/percussionist Edgardo Cambon! Originally from Uruguay, Mr. Cambon has been blessing the Bay Area for over three decades with his musical talent. The concert features all original, rarely performed music that has been specifically prepared for the group. Also included in the evening is an authentic presentation of the Uruguayan Candombe rhythm with the original drums. It will be a very unique experience indeed!

Mr. Cambon is that rare musician who excels at the highest level both as a vocalist and percussionist. Experienced at many forms of Latin Music, he has a profound impact on the Bay Area music scene. He is the founder and visionary of the group Candela which has delighted audiences for many years. In addition, he has performed and toured throughout South America, Europe, Africa, working with likes of Jesús “Chucho” Valdés, Eddie Palmieri, Carlos Santana, and José Luis “Changuito” Quintana. As a composer, Edgardo has been commissioned by the 2006 Latin Grammy winners “PMO” to write original works, and his free Latin Percussion educational Youtube videos have reached millions of viewers worldwide.

The concert is not to be missed! Get your tickets early.

PLEASE NOTE: In-person, walk-up and phone transactions are not accepted UNLESS YOU ARE A STUDENT WITH ID. Non-students MUST purchase tickets through the Stanford Ticket Office Website in order to attend. Prices are cheaper by $5 prior to the day of the show!

Covid Policy: Assuming you do not have any COVID symptoms and have not tested positive, vaccination or negative COVID test verification is no longer required for entry. Masks are strongly recommended but not required. Visit the Music Department COVID-19 protocol FAQ for more information.

2020-2021 RECORDINGS

Hello everyone, I hope you are safe and healthy. The ensemble was unable to perform live during the 2020-2021 academic year due to COVID, but that doesn't mean we stopped making music! Check out our recordings for the year on Soundcloud. The songs encompass traditional salsa, rumba, latin jazz, danzon, and cha-cha. We sincerely hope you enjoy the music, and we appreciate your continued support. All of our fantastic musicians are showcased throughout the pieces. We are looking forward to performing live for everyone in the near future!

Past Concert Videos & Picture Galleries!

Go to our gallery page to view videos and pictures from previous concerts. Check out our guest artists concerts with such luminaries such as Karl Perazzo, Oscar Hernandez and Ray Vega!

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