Carlos Jimenez

Carlos Jimenez

 Yonkers, New York, USA
BandJazzLatin

This Latin Jazz group is the best you'll get out there!

Biography

Carlos Jimenez was born in Yonkers, New York. Carlos started playing trumpet at age 4 under his father’s guidance. Jimenez then moved to Puerto Rico and study trumpet and then flute with Professor, Pablo Leon at Fransisco Zayas Santana’ High School. In 1995 Jimenez moved to New York City to study at the Music Conservatory of Westchester with flutist and saxophonist, Dave Fenucane. While completing his classical program he was also studying with prominent tutors such as Dave Valentin, Hilton Ruiz, Mario Rivera, Bobby Porcelli, Sonny Bravo and Mike Longo. Since his arrival to New York, Jimenez has deepened into Latin Jazz, recording with Hilton Ruiz, Dave Valentin, Jay Hoggard, Ruben Rodriguez, Lewis Kahn, Gregg August, Vince Cherico and Bobby Porcelli. He has had also the privilege to perform for Local 802 AFM, United Federation of Teachers, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Castle Hill Senior Center and ST Baldrick’s Foundation. Alternately, Carlos Jimenez is leading a new mambo orchestra with original compositions and arrangements, performing in world-class hotels, such as the famous “THE RAMADA, CROWN PLAZA, THE PIERRE HOTEL & CIPRIANI”.

Discography

Carlos Jimenez, "Arriving" 2005 CJMartinete Music Co. Latin Jazz Fusion
Vivid Chocolates Compilation Fof Valentine's Day 2006- Bliss Entertainmet
Carlos Jimenez, "El Flautista" 2006CJMartinete Music Co. Latin Jazz
Carlos Jimenez, "Thoughts (Pensamientos)" 2008 CJMartinete Music Co.
Hilton Ruiz, "Hiltotn's Last Note" 2009(HRMRecords)

Set List

I mainly play my Original music and some standards like; Miles Davis, Tito Puente, Hilton Ruiz, Sonny Rollins, Coltrane, Dizzy's and many other great jazz legends.