Ken Leighton 5 p.m., May 24
Eduardo "Lalo" de la Vega: Drums, Percussion, Vocals | Nina de la Vega: Keyboards, Percussion, Trumpet, Vocals | Chicho Tello: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals | Adrian Sanchez: Bass guitar, Vocals
RIYL: Sergio Mendes, Luis Miguel, Alicia Keys, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Diana Krall, Ella Fitgerald, Gene Krupa, Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, Natalie Cole, Nat King Cole, Chris Botti, Wynton Marsalis, Sade, Perez Prado, Gloria Estefan
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Inception: Chula Vista, 2004
Influences: Sergio Mendes, Herb Alpert, Lani Hall, Wynton Marsalis, the Doors, Sade, Miles Davis, Buddy Rich, Chris Botti, Sting, Tommy Shondell, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Estefan, Celia Cruz, Coldplay, Buena Vista Social Club, Alicia Keys, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra
Based in Bonita and Chula Vista and made up of international talent from Canada to Mexico, Latin jazz band Luna Azul released their debut CD Chocolate in 2006, on the Cool Records label. Female trumpet player-vocalist-percussionist Nina de la Vega, from Alberta, Canada, sings in several languages, while drummer-singer Eduardo “Lalo” de la Vega is also the band director.
The band plays play jazz, samba, bossa nova, Latin, pop, rock, and classical selections.