Join Jazz After Hours Tuesday nights at Django in the Roxy Hotel
Trombonist and composer Conrad Herwig and his Latin Side All-Stars take the stage at Django in NYC for 12 consecutive Tuesday nights, January 17 through March 28. Celebrate 25 years of Herwig’s Latin Side recordings with Jazz After Hours. Listen on your local public radio for weekly introductions of the Django residency by Conrad, and music from the Latin Side series.
January 17 – Latin Side All-Stars
January 24 – Latin Side All-Stars
January 31 – Latin Side All-Stars
February 7 – Latin Side All-Stars
February 14 – Latin Side of Mingus
February 21 – Latin Side of Horace Silver
February 28 – Latin Side of Joe Henderson
March 7 – Latin Side of Herbie Hancock
March 14 – Latin Side of Wayne Shorter
March 21 – Latin Side of Miles Davis
March 28 – Latin Side of John Coltrane
New York jazz artist Conrad Herwig has recorded 26 albums as a leader, receiving four GRAMMY®-nominations for his projects. His latest release is The Latin Side of Mingus (Savant; 2022). This album marks 25+ years of the “Latin Side . . .” series, and is a follow-up project to The “Latin Side of …” tributes to Horace Silver (Savant; 2020), Joe Henderson (Half Note; 2014), Herbie Hancock (Half Note; 2010) Wayne Shorter (Half Note; 2008), Miles Davis (Half Note; 2004), and John Coltrane (Astor Place; 1996). These exciting and individualized projects feature an array of special guests including Randy Brecker, Ruben Blades, Michel Camilo, Joe Lovano, Eddie Palmieri, Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Valentin, and many of the hottest players on the international scene.
Herwig has been voted #1 Jazz Trombonist in DownBeat Magazine “Jazz Critic’s Poll” and nominated for “Trombonist of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association on numerous occasions. In constant demand as a sideman, Herwig has performed with Joe Henderson, Horace Silver, McCoy Tyner, and Joe Lovano (featured as a soloist on Lovano’s GRAMMY® Award winning 52nd St. Themes CD). In the Afro-Caribbean genre he has toured with legends such as Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Paquito D’Rivera, and Michel Camilo. He is a longtime member of the Mingus Big Band and served as musical director and arranger, including on the 2011 GRAMMY-winning “Live at the Jazz Standard”). In other big band settings, Herwig has performed and recorded with Clark Terry, Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis & Quincy Jones, and the Gil Evans Orchestra. Herwig has appeared on more than 200+ albums in his 40 year career.
Conrad Herwig treaches at Mason Gross School of the Arts in the prestigious jazz program at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. where he currently serves as Artistic Director and Chair of Jazz Studies.