Rumble From the Bronx: Carlos Henriquez Summons the City Streets of His Youth and the Maestros Who Mentored Him Along the Way


Perhaps the most demanding function in today’s jazz ecosystem is the bass chair in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which Carlos Henriquez assumed in 2002, when he was 22. His job description, as outlined by JLCO Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, is as follows: “You’ve got to understand the band’s tradition and know the tradition

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