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Jazz Perspective: Oscar Hernandez

Aug 4, 2014
Courtesy of Flickr user Santos Torres

The Spanish Harlem Orchestra is known from New York to the Bay Area. The Orchestra’s versatile leader, pianist Oscar Hernandez, can get down with a salsa beat or play a lilting Latin jazz tune. In this Jazz Perspective, Hernandez says Latin music is about more than just dancing.