La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet (Latin Jazz)
When: Sat, Mar 04
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, $12
ON SALE NOW!
ABOUT THE BAND
La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet is led and directed by saxophonist and composer Gregg Gelb who began the group in 2010 and since then the group has been actively playing throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina in clubs and for festivals. La Fiesta’s first recording entitled “La Fiesta Latin Jazz Quintet” was released in September of 2016 and the CD Release Party was held at the Beyu Caffe. The five piece group includes some of the Triangles finest musicians:
Ramon Ortiz – a Latin Jazz percussionist who is a native of the Dominican Republic began playing professionally in Santo Domingo but in his 20’s he moved to Montreal, Quebec which enabled him to play throughout Canada, the U.S., and Europe; Steve Anderson is a critically acclaimed composer and pianist whose music has been published on fourteen compact discs, four of which have appeared on the Grammy® Awards ballots. Beverly Botsford, a cross-cultural percussionist and educator who has worked with Chuck Davis and the African American Dance Ensemble, Urban Bush Women, American Dance Festival faculty and 15 years of touring with Grammy nominated, jazz vocalist, Nnenna Freelon, in such venues as the Hollywood Bowl, the Umbria Jazz Festival, Lincoln Center as well as in London, Greece, Brazil and Angola. Andy Kleindienst, bassist – also an educator and trombonist- since 2007 Andy has been the co-director for Orquesta GarDel and in 2011 the band released the Triangle’s first album of original timba music entitled Lo Que Tu Querias; Gregg Gelb is a recipient of a Jazz Composers Award from the North Carolina Arts Council and four Regional Artist grants from the Fayetteville/Cumberland County Arts Council. In addition to leading La Fiesta Latin Jazz Band he also leads his Jazz Quartet, Swing Band, and the Second Line Stompers, as well as being founder and director of the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Society, co-founder and player with the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra and director of the award winning Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble.
Beyú Caffé is an all ages venue.
- Seating is on a priority basis, with patrons who have purchased tickets in advance being given preference. Walk in patrons will be seated as soon as possible; we will make every effort to accommodate requests, however specific tables are not guaranteed.
- Seating for the first show begins one hour before the first set. Seating for the second show begins 15 minutes before the second set.
- We can hold reserved tables for up to 15 minutes after the reservation time. After 15 minutes, we will have to release the reserved table, unless we are notified by phone that you want to change your reservation time.
- Please be aware that parties of more than 9 will be subject to a party minimum of $25 per person for jazz events. This amount will be in addition to, rather than including, the ticket price for the evening, and all applicable taxes and gratuity.
- Tickets are sold online, over the phone (919) 683-1058 or in person at the café.
- ALL SALES ARE FINAL & NON REFUNDABLE, unless the venue cancels the performance due to natural disaster or other unforeseeable circumstance.
- There are no discounts on tickets no matter the group size
- Beyú Caffé does have dinner/show packages available for 12 or more with set menus to facilitate your evening. Contact the café manager Malachi Kosanovich directly for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
- There is no official dress code, however the atmosphere is best suited for dress business casual
For Our Disabled Patrons
- Performance area is accessible and on street level
- Restrooms are located on the main floor and easily accessible.
- If you are in a wheelchair please call the café so we can hold specific space to accommodate the you.