Fall 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Special Events FREE WORKSHOP SERIES The History of Latin Music and Latin Jazz This free seminar series will highlight the history of Latin Music and Latin Jazz and those musicians and artists who helped create it from the Big Three Machito, Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Mario Bauza, Chico O’Farrill, Charlie Palmieri, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Johnny Pacheco Graciela, La Lupe, Celia Cruz and more! Hosted by Joe Conzo Sr., noted music historian and producer, and author of Mambo Diablo: My Journey with Tito Puente, these seminars will help broaden your knowledge of the genres by hearing how the music evolved over the decades from the 1930s through Present Day. Each Saturday will focus on a particular decade and the music that defined that decade and the people who were influential in creating. Invited guests include Rene Lopez (Music Historian), Ronnie Puente (Tito’s eldest son), Bobby Sanabria (Musician), Robert Sancho, and Tito Rodriguez, Jr. and Lorraine Montenegro. The Tito Puente Exhibit is housed at Hostos and available for viewing. ALL WORKSHOPS WILL BE HOSTED AT THE ART GALLERY LOCATED AT HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday October 19 October 26 November 2 November 16 November 23 December 7 December 14 December 21 1930s: Don Azpiazu, Xavier Cugat, Duke Ellington, Rumba 1940s: The Beginnings of Mambo, Machito, Chano Pozo 1950s: The Mambo Era and Latin Jazz 1960s: The Pachanga, The Alegre All-Stars, Celia Cruz 1970s: Salsa and How It Changed Latin Music 1980s: Latin Promoters and the Era of Big Concerts 1990s: Salsa meets Jazz and the New Birdland 2000 to Present Day: The Death of Tito Puente and Beyond 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm 11:00am-1:00pm Register by calling 718-518-6656 to make a reservation for one or all of the events. OPEN HOUSES Sat., Sept. 21, 2013 PUERTAS ABIERTAS THE SKILLS 11am-1pm TO DO THE JOB 120 E. 149th. St., Savoy Multi-Purpose Room Thur., Oct. 3, 2013 6pm-8pm 120 E. 149th. St., Savoy Multi-Purpose Room Thur., Oct. 17, 2013 6pm-8pm 560 Exterior Street, Bronx NY 10451 6 5% discount upon registration Meet the Instructors, Class Demonstrations Refreshments & Music 5% de descuento al registrarse Conozca a nuestros instructores Demostraciones de clases Música y bocadillos Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development