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Villancicos Jam: A Christmas Jazz Jam by John Benitez
Villancicos Jam: A Christmas Jazz Jam by John Benitez

Sun, Dec 24


Terraza 7

Villancicos Jam: A Christmas Jazz Jam by John Benitez

Join us for a festive Christmas Jazz Jam by John Benitez in Queens, NY. Musicians of all backgrounds are welcome to perform and collaborate in this lively monthly jam session. Experience the vibrant NYC jazz scene!

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Time & Location

Dec 24, 2023, 9:30 PM – Dec 25, 2023, 1:00 AM

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst NY 11373

About the event

Villancicos Jam: A Christmas Jazz Jam by John Benitez 

Presented by Terraza 7 Jam Sessions Series. 

Sunday, December 24th, 2023 at 9:30 pm.

$15 Cover Charge for Mezzanine


  • John Benitez / Bass. 
  • Bob Albanese / Piano. 
  • Francis Benitez / Drums.

A Latin jazz jam session for all musicians to perform and collaborate one Sunday a month in Queens, NY. All performers are welcome to sit in and play with the house band hosted by bassist John Benitez Trio.

 All are welcome to join us to listen and support live jazz at one of NYC’s most vibrant venues. The music starts at 10:00a pm, bring your horn!

About John Benitez: In the world of Latin Jazz/Latin American music, John Benítez is considered to be one of the greatest bassists alive today. With five GRAMMY awards to his name and performance credits ranging from Tito Puente to Chick Corea, his impact on the music world is unquestionable.

 He recorded with Roy Hargrove’s Crisol band (whose recording, “Habana,” was awarded the Grammy for best Latin jazz performance in 1997), David Sanchez (the Grammy-nominated, “Obsession”), Wynton Marsalis, Tito Puente, Michel Camilo, Dave Valentín, Eddie Palmieri, Bobby Watson, David Sánchez, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Antonio Hart, Danilo Pérez, Kenny Kirkland, Chucho Valdés, Will Calhoun, Dave Samuels, Rubén Blades, Seis del Solar, Mongo Santamaría, Caribbean Jazz Project, Mingus Big Band, Kenny Kirkland, Antonio Hart, Mongo Santamaría, Ximo Tebar, Luis Perdomo, Dafnis Prieto, Ravi Coltrane, and many more.


  • Mezzanine

    Gain privileged access to the concert at Terraza7's Mezzanine, where you'll enjoy the intimacy of a private space with seating. Immerse yourself in the melodies and rhythms, all while being in close proximity to the talented musicians.

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