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Live in BKK: Jimmy Bosch

Latinos Bangkok have been promoting and exposing the Latin culture through music and dance for the last 10 years, in Bangkok and around Thailand. Currently Latinos Bangkok host 2 Latin/salsa nights per week in the heart of Sukhumvit Soi 11.

By The Phuket News

Saturday 11 October 2014, 01:00PM

GROOVE: Mark October 29 on your calendar.

GROOVE: Mark October 29 on your calendar.

The date is set: October 29 will be the date that Thailand and Southeast Asia will experience for the very first time: a “Live in” concert with the legendary salsa maestro, composer, singer, entertainer and educator, Mr Jimmy Bosch.

Jimmy Bosch is known globally to be an exciting and powerful soloist and bandleader. People around the world who follow Jimmy know to expect something different from the norm.

People worldwide refer to Bosch as Salsa’s beloved Trombonist, “the real deal”, “awesome”, “extraordinary”, “most expressive”, “powerful soloist,” etc. Considered one of today’s most important composers/lyricists in Salsa music, his songs are thought provoking, educational, inspiring, socially reflective and even comedic.

His ability to conquer the rhythmic complexities with his heartfelt and gifted trombone playing styles has placed him in the royal court of the music world, covering the Salsa, Latin Jazz and World music genres.

Appearing on over 100 recordings, Bosch has garnered at least 10 Grammys and has toured with his 11 piece orchestra and dancers, as well as with Israel Cachao Lopez, Ruben Blades, Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Willie Colon, Manny Oquendo y Libre, Paquito D’Rivera, Oscar De Leon, Jose Alberto “El Canario,” Marc Anthony, FANIA Allstars, Eddie and Charlie Palmieri, Steve Turre, Incognito, Jon Faddis, Arturo O’farril and the list goes on.


The Jimmy Bosch Orchestra or Jimmy as a Soloist has been featured throughout the world in major venues and festivals, including; Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center (NYC), North Sea Jazz (Holland), Celebrate Brooklyn (NYC), Tempo Latino (France), Heineken Jazz Festival (Puerto Rico), Montreal Jazz (Canada), Madison Square Garden (NYC), Continental Arena (NJ), Massilia Salsa Congress (France), Siberia Salsa Festival (Russia), Blue Note Tokyo, (Japan), Sydney Festival, Sydney Opera House (Australia), Barranquijazz (Colombia), El Poliedro, FITA and Tereza Careña (Venezuela), Latino Americando Festival, Milano,(Italy). Bosch is and shall continue to be hailed by international audiences and critics for his magical ability to impart his contagious passion and spirit to the masses both live and through his recordings.

Born in 1959 and raised in a Puerto Rican household, Jimmy is a genuine artist who’s been performing professionally since age 13, starting just two years after picking up the trombone. Jimmy’s first two solo CDs, “Soneando Trombón” and “Salsa Dura” established him as the Ambassador of the Salsa Dura movement.

He ignited this movement by combining old school quality salsa arrangements with a modern NY aggressive edge and socially conscious lyrics. “El Avión De La Salsa” demonstrates and solidifies his commitment to keeping it raw and telling it like it is.

Bosch’s music is inspirational. Jimmy continues to document and share his heart, mind, soul and experience on “A MILLON,” Jimmy’s 4th solo record release, featuring a Sonero from Puerto Rico, Willito Otero.



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