4th 2009
The Jazz Session #118: Luis Bonilla

Posted under Podcast & Trombonists


Luis Bonilla blends humor, adventurousness and a passion for his family on his new CD, I Talking Now (Planet Arts, 2009). In this interview, the in-demand trombonist talks about the use of humor in music; the effect of his time with Lester Bowie; and how thinking “beginning brass” was a shop class led to his life with the trombone. Learn more at

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3 Responses to “The Jazz Session #118: Luis Bonilla”

  1. The Latin Jazz Corner » Blog Archive » Latin Jazz This Week on 07 Dec 2009 at 11:24 am #

    […] Last week I mentioned the long list of recent Latin Jazz interviews on the outstanding podcast The Jazz Session from Jason Crane – well the list continues this week! Crane recently interviewed trombonist Luis Bonilla who recently released the fantastic album I Talking Now. Bonilla opens up with Crane about the album, Lester Bowie, his start on the trombone, and his time in Latin music. It’s a great listen – download or stream it now! You can find it HERE. […]

  2. ccoimbra on 20 Sep 2013 at 11:44 pm #

    The music of the group surprises me : an outburst of sounds, though playing dissonants, together they all make sense. Luis plays really fast with each note very well heard.

  3. ccoimbra on 21 Sep 2013 at 12:08 am #

    It is really worth and well deserved to mention the ability of the saxofonist and the drummer.

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