Be sure to check out the new fan-funded Titanes del Trombón Project by Grammy award winning trombonist, composer, and arranger Doug Beavers, known for his work with Eddie Palmieri and Spanish Harlem Orchestra. The project shares his artistic vision and pays homage to greats of both jazz and Afro-Cuban idioms through the lens of varied Latin styles including mambo, guaguanco, bata, bossa nova, samba, and Latin jazz. The project will feature musicians that are at the forefront of these idioms today, including the Grammy Winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra founder Oscar Hernandez, premier Latin Jazz pianist Edsel Gomez, sought-after percussionist Luisito Quintero, prodigious bassist Luques Curtis, and more to be announced as the project progresses.
Doug will be writing a
collection of compositions and arrangements orchestrated for an expanded
ensemble, including strings, French horns, and the like, to complete his
Participants in this project will be able to join Doug on his journey inspired by a love for all styles of jazz and Afro-Cuban music. As the project progresses, he will share with participants exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, audio clips, written journals, and interviews. Some premium offers include credit listing on the new recording, an invitation to the studio sessions as a special guest, and VIP access to all performances for one year.