Latin-Jazz Big Band
The Bronx Conexión is a driving 20-piece Latin-Jazz Big Band lead by percussionist, composer/arranger, and educator - Victor Rendón. The ensemble brings a group of veteran musicians with a wide variety of experience in the field. The Bronx Conexión keeps the tradition of Tito Puente, Machito, Mario Bauza, among others. The group has performed at Lehman College, Hamilton College, the Johnny Pacheco Latin Music & Jazz Festival, Hartford Jazz Festival, among others.
The band’s strength and identity lie within its contemporary original compositions and arrangements by various members in the band.
In 2016, the band released its debut CD, “True Flight” with great success. The band's 2nd CD release, "mambo Boulevard" was released in April of 2021 with much support from all media outlets and is proving to be another successful recording.