Trombonist Conrad Herwig and the Latin Side All-Stars are playing every Tuesday night at Django in the Roxy Hotel in New York now through March 28, 2023. In this interview, we talk about Conrad’s history from his formative years in Hawaii to his early professional career in NYC; his The Latin Side Of… project and its most recent album of Mingus tunes; navigating the path between jazz classics and their Afro-Caribbean reinterpretation; and more.
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