February 2, 2014 featuring Edil DeLeon

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Vibraphonist Edil DeLeon plays a variety of jazz, including straight ahead and traditional latin styles. His repertoire includes jazz standards as well as originals influenced by vibraphone greats Milt Jackson, Cal Tjader and Bobby Hutcherson. Members of the DeLeon Vibraphone Quartet have all performed as sidemen of nationally recognized and local bands, and as leaders of their own bands. Vibraphonist and leader Edil DeLeon, has done several vibraphone solo and duo performances, and has performed with master legendary percussionist Johnny Conga, master musicians Kai Sanchez (bass)and Sam Savage (trombone), Rey Monrouzeau’s New Octet, and The Florida International University Latin Jazz Ensemble, among others. Edil is currently working on his first recording, a tribute to latin jazz vibraphone great Cal Tjader.

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