The Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Festival 2014 set for March 20-23, 2014, honoring Puerto Rican guitarist Jorge Laboy (shown above), at the Tito Puente Amphitheater in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The line-up this year includes the Luis Perdomo Quartet, Jerry Medina & La Banda, Sammy Morales Quintet, Terri Lyne Carrington, Pedrito Martínez Group with Ariacne Trujillo, Gabriel Vicens Quintet, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Tomatito Sextet, Edmar Castañeda Trio, and Jorge Laboy, among others.
Description: Each year the Heineken Jazz Festival in Puerto Rico hosts a variety of beautiful venues contributing greatly to the lavish atmosphere enjoyed by the excited supporters each year. During years past audiences at the week-long Jazz Festival event have become familiar with such formidable Jazz artists such as George Benson, Ray Vega Latin jazz sextet, Roberto Perera, Julito Alvarado Del Sur al Norte and Strunz and Farah, as just a few welcoming names.
The main genres of music emphasized are the Puerto Rican music styles and Latin Jazz. The development of the festival has been overwhelming and becomes increasingly impressive as you review its past history and consider where the growth in the event may lead to its further success in the future.
For full article, see http://news.caribseek.com/index.php/caribbean-islands-news/puerto-rico-news/item/61986-puerto-rico-heineken-jazzfest-2014-dedicado-a-jorge-laboy and http://prjazz.blogspot.com/2014/01/alineacion-de-artistas-puerto-rico.html