The Jazz Session #118: Luis Bonilla


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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Author: Jason Crane

3 thoughts on “The Jazz Session #118: Luis Bonilla

  1. 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.

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