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Centro Musical Free Concerts


Centro Musical Free Summer Music Series
Celebrating 50 years of the Best Latin Music and Service to the Community


4 Concerts

4 Saturdays
2 Locations
30+ Performers!


Centro Musical is a third generation family owned and operated business. Founded in 1964, it is the biggest and longest standing Latin Music Store in Philadelphia.

Centro Musical Summer Music Series 2014 was produced by Jesse Bermudez and sponsored by the Philadelphia Jazz Project.




July 12, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Jimmy Negron and Zarza Ardiente
featuring Doo Wop vocalist Johnny Valley

A blend of Spanish and English Christian music.


Centro Musical | 464 W Lehigh Avenue
Featuring DJ Ray Ray






July 19, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Bronson Tennis de Tierra Caliente

Unique blend of Caribbean & Latin American Music


Centro Musical | 464 W Lehigh Avenue
Featuring DJ Ray Ray





July 26, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Uriel Cortez and Musica de Ayer
Puerto Rican music of ‘yester year’, boleros, and guarachas.


Centro Musical | 464 W Lehigh Avenue
Featuring DJ Ray Ray







August 2 | 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.


The Jazz Feds
Unique vocal stylings and music in the world of Jazz.


The Edwin Claudio Youth Dance Group Lu Antone
presents ‘Femme Fatale’ featuring Cameryn Rivera, Xianna Texidor and Sol Laboy. Special guests Kelvin Chase Perez and Giselle Melendez.


Hector Rosado and his Orquesta featuring Salsa Diva Celeste Polanco


Fairhill Square Park | 4th Street & Lehigh Avenue on ‘El Gran Teatro de La Luna’ outdoor stage

Featuring DJ Carlos Sanchez


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Jesse Bermudez was Founder and Executive/Artistic Director of the Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA), a non-profit multicultural organization that promoted the development and dissemination of Latin music, with an emphasis on educating and empowering youth and community. He continues to advocate making Latin music part of the fabric of the City of Philadelphia. Currently, Jesse Bermudez and Ray Collazo host and facilitate RayJess.com; a 24 hour Latin Jazz and Salsa internet-based radio station.


For more information call: 215-425-7050

Philadelphia Jazz Project is a sponsored project of the Painted Bride Art Center, with funding provided by The Wyncote Foundation.



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