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The Lunar Octet at Ziggy's

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206 West Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI
+1 734-221-3961

The Lunar Octet at Ziggy's


Tue, August 20, 2024
8:00 pm

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From the first note of their new CD on Summit Records, "Convergence", you know that the Lunar Octet offers creative and original Latin jazz. The award-winning band plays highly original and eclectic music drawing on Cuban and Puerto Rican salsa, rock, African high-life music, and Brazilian sambas to forge a new sound enriched by these traditions. The band's original compositions involve rich arrangements and strong focus on soloists. The band's music is exciting, dynamic, and powerful, including fiery Latin grooves, driving funk rhythms, swinging bop tunes, and romantic ballads.

Since its debut, the band has carried its high-energy message to dancers and listeners, jazz, R&B, and rock fans alike. Through hundreds of performances, the band has expanded its following among audiences, including in the Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival, the Flint Jazz Festival, the Columbus Arts Festival, the Lancaster Festival, the Ann Arbor Art Fair, the WEMU/Depot Town Winter Jazz Series, Rusty's Jazz Cafe, Ann Arbor's Top of the Park, the Bird of Paradise, the Del Rio, Mr. Flood's Party, the Blind Pig, the Detroit Festival of the Arts, Detroit's New Center Park, Toledo's CityFest, Toledo's Rib-Off, the Ann Arbor Art Fair, and many more....

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