The Waldo Valenzuela’s Septet was founded in 2005 by guitarist/composer Waldo Valenzuela and is based in Los Angeles, California. The ensemble was created in order to perform original compositions using rhythmic and improvisatory elements which blend authentic South American, Brazilian and traditional American Jazz music. The Waldo Valenzuela’s Septet has performed at a number of clubs around Los Angeles and also in Chile (AES Convention 2008) and Spain (Almeria 2012). The latest album, “The Light of the Sixth Sun” was a one year recording process and released in April 2012. The album contains 11 original compositions that range from Smooth Jazz to fusion and Brazilian music. Please join us for the CD release celebration!