Latin Inspiration

Latin Inspiration


Come Check out some great high energy latin Jazz. Imagen listening to tower of power brass section with a Latin percussionist section that will not quit, a piano and bass player that are grooving Latin Soul, with a Chicago Blues attitude. Dancing is not permitted, it is highly recommended!


John Rodriguez and his musicians are considered to be some of Chicago's finest in Latin Jazz and Afro Cuban music. They all have extensive careers performing throuhout the City of Chicago and abroad in Latin Jazz, Salsa, Blues and Soul. They are considered to be one of the most solicited bands in the city, they recently performed for Chicago Jazz Institute Winter Jazz Fair, Chicago Summer Dance, Evanston Art Fair, Palmer Square Art Festival, National Puerto Rican Coalition Inc. and many Jazz Club Venues.
Composed of eight talented musicians, this band produces and performs original Latin Jazz and Salsa music with a Chicago sound. And the emphasis is Chicago Sound! Their recent CD release is getting lots air play through out Chicago and abroad.
To be inspired by this group, you need to see them live. Where you will feel their energy, feel their passion and more importantly feel their inspiration.


1. Against The Current
2. Check Mate
3. Muchacha
4. 1050
5. Bataogie
6. Sentimento De Un Latino
7. Alerta En El Ciello
8. Tumbao pa mi Timba

Set List

Are set are 30-45 minute sets / Music is Latin Jazz, Afro Cuban, Son.

1. Black Bean Power
2. Bomba Swing
3. Conjunto
4. Caravan
5. Descarga
6. Elena
7. Latin Spirit
8. Mambo Mongo
9. Pick Up Your Clave
12. Mi Gitana
13.Sweet Cherry Pie
14.New Beggining