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Carlos Jimenez

Dave Douglas, Wynton Marsalis illustration

Yonkers, New York native Carlos Jimenez is the next generation of extraordinary flute players. Leader of “Carlos Jimenez Mambo Dulcet.”

Carlos from Puerto Rico returned to New York City to study at the Music Conservatory of Westchester. There he expanded his repertoire to jazz studying with master musicians Dave Valentin, Hilton Ruiz, Mario Rivera, Bobby Porcelli, Sonny Bravo, Mike Longo & Alfredo Valdes Jr.

His talent and passion for Jazz & Latin music has resulted in him recording & performing with many musical greats, including Hilton Ruiz, Barry Harris, Lee Roy Williams, Earl May, Stephane Ronget, Willie Cintron, Sonny Bravo, Edy Martinez, Alfredo Valdez Jr.,Javier Vazquez, Enrique Haneine, Rafael Monteagudo, LLoyd Nilsen, Dave Valentin, Jay Hoggard, Dick Griffin, Chico Freeman, Lisle Atkinson, Lew Soloff, David SCHNITTER, Julio Salgado, Jorge Maldonado, Frankie Vazquez, Luisto Ayala, Herman Olivera & Tulivu Cumber- Batch Red Tailed Hawk Vol. II