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Specializing in high-energy Latin inspired Jazz and Dance styles, this 7-piece group always brings an energetic and exciting performance!  LL7's CD "Motor City Mambo" won the award for  Best World Music Recording at the 2016 Detroit Music Awards.


Detroit's premier Latin Jazz group,  LL7 Latin Jazz features authentic Afro-Cuban Jazz, New York Salsa, and other Latin inspired jazz styles  pioneered by greats like Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente and Horace Silver.  They also feature Latin Dance styles like Mambos and Cha Cha.


Sounds Like:

  • Tito Puente

  • Poncho Sanchez

  • Eddie Palmieri

Seen and heard…


The band played to a capacity crowd when featured on the Chase Main Stage of the 2010 Detroit International Jazz Festival, and played the Michigan Jazz Festival 5 years in a row. We've also played the Brantford (Ontario) International Jazz Festival and others in Toledo and Port Huron, MI. We play club dates in some of the best-known Detroit jazz clubs, including Baker’s Keyboard Lounge and Cliff Bell’s, and are also followed by Salsa Dance Club enthusiasts.




My wife and I were at your show last night at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe. The band was/is absolutely fantastic!!! Smooth, slick, clean, cool Latin Jazz. Great arrangements. Great dynamics. Great grooving. Great soloing. Great musicianship. We were in front and at one point we turned around to see THE ENTIRE ROOM dancing behind us in between the tables!!! Can't wait to see you guys again!!!!!!!!

- Steve Tocco Feb. 7, 2014


"Man what a show!!!!  I showed up at Bakers, didn't know who was playing but WOW what a pleasant surprise!!!! LOVED the show!"

- Kimberly Harris from Facebook Jan. 31, 2014


"Thank YOU for a great performance"

-  Craig Strain, after the Michigan Jazz Festival, 2013


"Wonderful time, wonderful people, wonderful band... Great dancing!

- "Mambo Marci", YA Salsa Dance Club Dec. 1, 2013


"Just finished listening to the audio recording. Fantastic! ... keep us posted!"

-  Philip B. From Facebook Jul. 18, 2013





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  • Latin Dance

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Es Solo Musica

Bomba Riquen



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Booking Contact:

Andrew Wickstrom

(586) 489-9801


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Where We Play:


·     Jazz Clubs

·     Concerts and Festivals

·     Latin Dance Parties

·     Any special occasion

      that can use some hot Jazz!


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Links to some of the Events and venues at which we play

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