Free outdoor concerts by Natalia LaFourcade, Flaco Jiménez and Daymé Arocena are happening in New York City.
Older musicians got the Grammy nod this year for best Latin jazz album. But the real excitement is brewing in emerging corners of the genre.
The new relationship between Cuba and the United States could accelerate cultural exchanges as well.
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, led by the pianist Arturo O’Farrill, has often worked to tease out connections or pay living tribute.
Thirty jazz ensembles will play in as many locations in Central Park on Nov. 9.
Mr. O’Farrill and his band, the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, will have access to rehearsal space and an administrative office at the school’s new Herb Alpert Center.