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Johnny Blas & his Afro-Libre Orquestra

Latin Band from Chicago, IL Will travel up to 10 miles

  • Member Since 2014
  • Starting at $2,500 per event

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Hard hitting conguero, Johnny Blas has performed and recorded in the world of Jazz and Latin music for over 25 years. Charismatic and intense, Johnny is a seasoned performer whose musicality extends as a percussionist, saxophonist, composer and band leader. Johnny and his band put on a fierce show with swing, energy and heat that can melt asphalt. As a conguero, Johnny's performances are passionate and fierce; his dynamic ability is displayed in both flashy solos as well as in more restrained interior lines. Johnny Blas, an innovative performer, bandleader and composer showcases many of his own original arrangements on five Latin Jazz CD recordings under the famed CuBop label and has earned critical praise in the Latin and Jazz music press. Night in L.A. - Corona Records Skin & Bones - Ubiquity/CuBop Records Mambo 2000 - Ubiquity/CuBop Records King Conga - Ubiquity/CuBop Records Indestructible Spirit - Ubiquity/CuBop Records Johnny's adventurous and eclectic music is sought after and enduringly popular throughout Europe and is played in the Top 10 U.S. radio markets. Listed below is a brief overview of past venues, artists and companies that Johnny has worked for or with: Venues: KLON Radio, Bally's Total Fitness, Catalina Bar & Grill, Steamers Jazz Cafe, Spaghettini's Seal Beach, Playboy Jazz Festival, NAMM Show, Cubby Bear Chicago, Navy Pier Chicago, and various Corporate and Private Events. TV Appearances: The Jaime Fox Show, Dr Pepper Commercial with Celia Cruz and Paulina Rubio Johnny's resume includes working with or for top artists such as: Francisco Aguabella, Mindi Abair, Chuck Loe, Boney James, Jackiem Joyner, Greg Vail, Marc Quinones, Brenda Russel, Najee, Dave Pike, Greg Adams, Evelyn Champagne King, Max Bennett, Bobby Allende, Terry Gibbs, Dave Koz, Poncho Sanchez and many more. Opened for: Oro Solido, Eric Benet, La Sonora Ponceña, Celia Cruz, Willie Colon, Ruben Blades, Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Oscar D'Leon, Con Funk Shun and many more Original music used by: Miller Beer Company, Dockers, Hermosa Beach Festival, The New Fantasy Island, Levis Strauss, Benson & Hedges ?

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  • Bla Bla Bla | Johnny Blas
  • Gianna | Johnny Blas
  • Skin & Bones | Johnny Blas
  • Inglesas | Johnny Blas

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Past Events

August 31, 2014 • Cubby Bear
Sun9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Chicago, IL
August 24, 2014 • Logan Square Festival
Sun3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Chicago, IL
August 8, 2014 • Mambo Cafe
Fri9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Chicago, IL
July 18, 2014 • Latin Jazz Fest
Fri9:00 PM - 10:00 PM Chicago, IL
July 13, 2014 • Navy Pier
Sun6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Chicago, IL
July 13, 2014 • Navy Pier Beer Garden
Sun5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Chicago, IL
June 22, 2014 • Cubby Bear Wrigleyville
Sun9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Chicago, IL
June 7, 2014 • Brookfield Zoo
Sat4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Brookfield, IL
June 7, 2014 • Brookfield Zoo
Sat12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Brookfield, IL
May 24, 2014 • Hard Rock Cafe
Sat11:00 PM - 2:30 AM Chicago, IL
May 24, 2014 • Hard Rock Cafe
Sat9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Chicago, IL
April 13, 2014 • Cubby Bear
Sun9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Chicago, IL

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