Victor Payano and the VIP LATIN BAND
Open for dinner at 4:30, Show starts at 7pm, followed by Latin Dj jams till 1AM!!!
This will be a sold out event! Tickets $10 in advance $12 at the door.
Saxophonist/Educator/Composer, Victor Payano’s life as a musician began in his adopted hometown of Carolina, Puerto Rico. Victor has worked with Salsa and Latin music greats such as Tito Puente, Rafael Cortijo, Charlie Palmieri, Dave Valentín, Santitos Colón, Ismael Miranda, and Giovanni Hidalgo, to name a few.
For years, Victor participated in the annual Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Festival with artists such as Tito Puente, Humberto Ramirez, Paquito D’ Rivera, Chocolate Armenteros, and Dave Valentín.
Victor obtained a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, where he also taught Applied Saxophone and Jazz Improvisation in its Extension Program for 10 years. In 2002 he earned his Master of Music in Jazz Performance from Florida International University in Miami, Florida, while working as an Adjunct Instructor for the Undergraduate Jazz Program at the same university. Actually he is the Leader o f the VIP Latin Jazz Band