Blending Afro Cuban rhythms with jazz, Latin jazz, pop and R&B influences, Louie Cruz Beltran is an entertainer at heart – an entertainer who is also a superbly skilled conguero, timbalero and vocalist. In short, Louie is the complete package. After Louie had hundreds up and dancing at his recent TGIF series performance in Carlsbad, CA, the event booker Rob Hagey of On the Other Side Productions said, “It doesn’t get any better than this!” Louie’s many loyal fans agree, making him a popular attraction at venues from intimate jazz clubs to the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl. Variety called Louie’s Playboy Jazz Festival performance “…a triumph…a sharp, uncluttered jazz ensemble.” Louie was a hit recently at the Sunset Jazz Festival in Concord, CA, where event producer Lionel Bea said, “Louie is not an opening act – he is a headliner!” In venues large and small, Louie always connects with the audience with humor, solid musicianship and dazzling percussion work.
This Louie Beltran Latin Jazz concert is sponsored by the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe.
Visit his website here: http://www.louiecruzbeltran.com/