Luisito Quintero Quintet

Luisito Quintero was born in Caracas, Venezuela, where he was surrounded by Afro-Venezuelan and Afro-Cuban rhythm and music. His father, a respected percussionist in his native country, tutored and encouraged Luisito on timbales through his adolescent years. Luisito comes from a long line of outstanding musicians which includes his uncle, ... More

Victor Prieto & Cuadro Latino

Spanish-born, NYC-based composer and accordion player Victor Prieto has discovered a whole new language for his instrument. In his hands, it trips and dances, growls and laughs. It captures all the luminous fluidity of a perfect jazz line, or bursts with dance-ready sensuality and wry humor. From the town of Ourense in Galicia, Prieto’s ... More

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

After two decades performing with the most important interpreters of tango in the United States, Pedro Giraudo debuted his own Tango Trio in July 2015 at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing in July 2015. The Pedro Giraudo Tango Trio features some of the finest tango musicians of today to interpret tangos ranging from the great traditio... More

Eric Kurimski & Jorge Glem

Eric Kurimski is New York’s most sought after guitarist for Afro Peruvian music and a favorite at Terraza 7. In 2002, after years of studying and performing Jazz, he began intense research of Afro Peruvian rhythms with the esteemed guitarist, the maestro Carlos Hayre (Carlos has influenced and modernized the advancement of Afro-Peruvian ... More

Mayorga / Deutsch / Harris / De Rosa / Collective

Colombian drummer Juan Felipe Mayorga brings in one diverse trio for a blend of South American rhythms with a contemporary jazz and fusion collage. This trio will interpret jazz standards as well as original compositions exploring different sounds and influences bringing a modern style to Terraza’s “hanging stage”. In a very spontaneous ... More

Terraza 7 Jazz Jam by John Benitez

A Latin Jazz, Brazilian/Straight ahead Jazz Jam Session. This is a weekly Jam Session in Queens, NY, where local musicians are able to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way. Musicians welcome and everyone else who wants to enjoy some quality music on Sunday nights. Come support live music and our community! On Sunday, ... More

Alexander Kautz & Brazilian Collective. Special Guess: Magos Herrera

  Known for his sensitivity, musicality and touch, Alex has found a unique musical voice as a result of his passion for jazz, world music and his natural Brazilian influence. Born in Sao Paulo Brazil, Alex first went to Berklee College of Music to study a Degree in Professional Music and them moved to NY to study a Masters of Arts in ... More

Terraza 7 Venezuelan Jam

The first Friday of every month our Venezuelan Jam will be dedicated to the dialogue among Jazz players and the acoustic memories of Venezuelan immigrants. This is a Monthly Jam Session in Queens, NY, where local musicians are able to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way. Musicians welcome and everyone else who wants ... More

Terraza 7 Big Band

Terraza 7 hosts a 17 piece big-band. Comprised of New York musicians of the highest caliber, many of them regular performers at Terraza, this group brings the big-band to Queens and bring Queens culture to the big-band. Performing primarily new works by the co-directors, Edward Perez and Michael Thomas, the group begins reading sessions open ... More