COSTA RICAN COMPOSER LUIS MUNOZ RELEASES NEW VOZ" CD ON 9/15!
Award winning Costa Rican Composer/Producer/Percussionist Luis Muñoz (ACAM Award, Jazz Composer/Producer of the Year, 2006 & 2011) will be releasing a new CD on September 15, 2015. The recording, entitled... Read more
LUIS MUNOZ QUARTET LIVE AT THE PIANO KITCHEN THIS FRIDAY!
This Friday, January 23rd, at 8 :00 PM, I will be performing live with my quartet at "The Piano Kitchen" (430 Rose Avenue, Santa Barbara, CA).This will be our first... Read more
"LUZ" CD NOMINATED FOR AN ACAM AWARD!!!
I want to inform you that I have been nominated just this week for an ACAM award in Latin America, ( Jazz Composer/Producer of the Year 2014 ),... Read more
NEW "VOZ " CD HAS ITS GENESIS IN NEW YORK CITY!!
Happy to be back home in California after a very productive and fun trip to New York. My new CD "Voz" has taken off. With their artistry, humanity and friendship,... Read more
TWO NEW PROJECTS FOR 2015!!!!! WITH CLAUDIA ACUNA & MAGOS HERRERA!
Dear friends, Tonight
I will be at Beagle Studios tonight with Emmet Sergeant, mastering one of two new CDs I've been working on this year. This one, entitled "3/4"... Read more
Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Grant !!!
I am very happy to share the fact that on Saturday, February 8 and Sunday 9th, I will be at Playback Studios in Santa Barbara, CA recording one... Read more
THREE NEW WONDERFUL END OF THE YEAR REVIEWS!
"TOP 5 CDs of The Year" Felix Contreras, NPR Jazz
"TOP 10 CDs OF THE YEAR" AND "BEST LATIN JAZZ CD OF THE YEAR" Mike West, Washington City Paper, JazzTimes... Read more
"LUZ, BEST LATIN JAZZ CD OF THE YEAR 2013" W. ROYAL STOKES-JAZZ JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION!
We end the year on a fantastic note! First, a new review of "LUZ" by Daniel Kepl on "Casa Magazine" calls "LUZ" : "SUMPTUOUSLY PRODUCED, BEAUTIFULLY EDITED, ELEGANTLY... Read more
THIS THURSDAY, 10/10/13 AT 8:00 PM,"THE LUIS MUNOZ NEW JAZZ QUARTET" OFFICIAL DEBUT!
After six long months of hard work, I am happy to announce that my new band, "The New Luis Muñoz Quartet" is ready to make its official debut,... Read more
THE LATEST "LUZ" CD REVIEW:"Those thirsting for something new can't miss with this latest masterwork from Muñoz"
I am very happy to share with you, yet another wonderful review of my/our "LUZ" project, this time by the world renown Jazz critic Mark Holston, on the... Read more
THIS THURSDAY-LUIS MUNOZ LIVE AT THE MARQUEE 9/12/13
This Thursday, September 12, from 8:00 to 11:00 PM (And every 2nd Thursday of each month), Luis Muñoz will be performing live with his new trio (Dan Zimmerman on guitars... Read more
LUIS MUNOZ'S BIRTHDAY BASH THIS SATURDAY AT SOHO-6:00PM!
I will be celebrating my birthday this Saturday, August 24th, at Soho in Santa Barbara,CA with a concert by my new band, "ThE DeaD MaN", featuring Daniel Zimmerman... Read more
LUIS MUNOZ LIVE, THIS THURSDAY AT THE MARQUEE IN SANTA BARBARA, CA!
LUIS MUNOZ LIVE, THIS THURSDAY AT THE MARQUEE IN SANTA BARBARA, CA! 8 to 11:00 PM!
For those of you in the California Central Coast, I will be... Read more
LATEST NEWS/ CA SUMMER PERFORMANCES/BIRTHDAY CONCERT!
I hope you are all healthy and happy! I want to share with you some of my latest musical news.
I made some changes at the beginning... Read more
NEW REVIEW OF "LUZ"
I share with you today a brand new review of "LUZ", this one written by Jazz critic Mark Holston. Short but sweet. Enjoy, and my very best to... Read more
LUIS MUNOZ CD RELEASE CONCERT THIS THURSDAY 3/14/13 AT 6:30 PM!
Costa Rican composer and long time Santa Barbara resident Luis Muñoz will be offering a CD release concert this Thursday, March 14, at Soho (1221 State St Santa Barbara, CA... Read more
UPCOMING CD RELEASE CONCERT/ TWO NEW "LUZ" REVIEWS!!
DEAR FRIENDS, HOPE TO SEE YOU/SAVE THE DATE!!
Costa Rican composer and long time Santa Barbara resident Luis Muñoz will be offering a CD release concert on March 14, at... Read more
"LUZ" 4th REVIEW/OUR VERY OWN SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT!
"LUZ" 4th REVIEW/THE SANTA BARBARA INDEPENDENT!
A REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT!!!!
This glistening, sensuous journey of an album reflects both the sophistication and directness of a world-class composer. Luis Muñoz was born... Read more
5 STARS (OUT OF 5) AN UNFORGETTABLE RECORD! ALBUM OF THE WEEK!
Although my CD "LUZ" was released less than a month ago, the world media is already writing about it, and the first two reviews are fantastic.
AllAboutJazz, one... Read more
"LUZ" RELEASED WORLDWIDE!!
Just a quick note to let you know that after two years, "LUZ", as a "Physical CD" was finally released worldwide a week ago (1/15/13). So far everything... Read more
You should have received your "LUZ" Kickstarter rewards by now. Please, let me know if that is not the case, and if you have, I hope you have... Read more
LUIS MUNOZ IN CONCERT THIS SATURDAY NIGHT 11/10/12!!!
This Saturday I will be performing in Goleta at The Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, as part of the Song Tree Concert Series(http://songtree.org/UpcomingConcerts.htm). The concert starts at 7:30 PM.
We... Read more
REWARDS SHIPPING OUT THIS WEEKEND!!!!!!!!!
I LOVE THE SMELL OF CARDBOARD BOXES IN THE MORNING !!! :-)
just a quick note to let you know that although "LUZ" won't be released until January... Read more
THE LATEST REGARDING "LUZ"
Hello dear friends, just a quick note to let you know about the latest about "LUZ". The project is already in production at Disc Makers and I will be getting... Read more
I would like to thank my friend Elaine LeVasseur, for allowing me to use her piece "Virgin of Santa Fe" as part of the art work/promotional campaign for my upcoming... Read more
WE DID IT!!! ¡LO LOGRAMOS!!!
Dear friends, As you may know by now, my “LUZ” Kickstarter project is finally over. I am very happy to announce the fact that we were able to reach our... Read more
2 HOURS LEFT/ NOS QUEDAN 2 HORAS!!!
2 HOURS LEFT/KICKSTARTER!!!My Kickstarter project will be over in 2 hours. Thank you, thank you thank you!!!!!! El proyecto "LUZ" de Kickstarter cierra en 2 horas!!! Gracias, gracias, gracias!!!!!... Read more
LAST 24 HOURS!!! THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!
24 HOURS LEFT FOR MY KICKSTARTER "LUZ" PROJECT TO CLOSE, THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!!!
"LUZ": 48 HOURS LEFT, THANKS EVERYONE!!!!!
NOS QUEDAN SOLO DOS DIAS PARA QUE EL PROYECTO SE ACABE. ¡MUCHISIMAS GRACIAS A TODOS/AS!!!!
HURRAY, WE'VE REACHED THE 90 % MARK!!!!
As you know,our first Kickstarter project was unsuccessful. All the pledges were returned to the original donors and the project was not financed. However, with over two weeks still left... Read more
WE PASSED THE 80 % MARK. THANK YOU ALL!!!
We have reached already 80 % of our goal. Thank you all!!!! Hemos logrado ya el 80 % de nuestra meta. ¡Muchísimas gracias!
We are so close to reaching our... Read more
NEW REWARD-MY ENTIRE DISCOGRAPHY FOR A $300 PLEDGE!!
For a pledge of $300, you will get my entire discography including a copy of a limited edition of my very first American release, The Fruit of Eden (1996), plus... Read more
"LUZ" RELAUNCHING HAVING GREAT SUCCESS!!!
"LUZ" RELAUNCHING HAVING GREAT SUCCESS!!Update #25 · Sep. 06, 2012 · comment
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I am very happy to let you know that the relaunching of... Read more
WE REACHED THE 50 % MARK!!!
I am happy to let you know that in just 3 days, we were able to reach the 50 % mark on our Kickstarter project. However, we still... Read more
PASION, FEATURING TEKA and RON KALINA!
We are almost at the 50 % mark, and we still have 26 days to go. I am very hopefull this time. THANKS EVERYONE!!
I share with my 2004 composition... Read more
Téka will sing on "LUZ"
I am happy to announce the fact that in less than 48 hours, we have already reached the 40% mark of our goal. we will make it this... Read more
MAGOS HERRERA- OBSESION
The absolutely wonderful Magos Herrera, who I am happy to say, is one of the participants on my new upcoming "LUZ" CD.