Welcome to the new Hammond organ band “Daniel Latorre ORGANization" featuring top European musicians.
ORIGINAL AND REVISITED
The performances include original music blending Brazilian jazz, groove with modern influences plus electrified versions of famous Hammond organ tunes from the 60’s and 70’s.
A true Hammond Organ concert full of energy and good atmosphere. New music trough the exciting originals that blends latin influences with soul jazz music and to spice up the repertoire famous organ tunes by Jimmy Smith, Wes Montgomery, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Grant Green, Horace Silver, Walter Wanderley, Miles Davis, George Benson, Reuben Wilson and many more...
The performance’s line-up depend on the occasion; trio, quartet up to sextet, attending from the most intimate concerts to big festivals with same great quality and good time that their music will provide
BRAZIL TO THE WORLD
Daniel Latorre, an extraordinaire from São Paulo, is the man of the HAMMOND ORGAN in Brazil. Studied piano and specialized to play jazz, blues and rock on B3, he received lessons from many north-american organ players like Deacon Jones (band leader of John Lee Hooker, Freddie King, he also was Jimmy Smith's student) and Reuben Wilson.
Between jams, shows, workshops, recordings and special appearances, Daniel shared stages with many international artists like Ian Paice (Deep Purple), Andy Summers (The Police)...
...Rob Mostert (dutch organ player) and important Brazilian artists/bands like Caetano Veloso, Lobão, Edgar Scandurra, Os Paralamas do Sucesso, Rita Lee (of Os Mustantes), Ed Motta, Jota Quest and many others. He has also performed with guitar player of Sepultura’s band, Andreas Kisser in his solo project (Brazil Rock Stars project 2000-2008). From 1995 to 97 worked for Editora Trama as editor's assistant and writer for the magazines Keyboard® and Guitar Player®, besides contributing with many other musical related magazines. From 1999 to 2015 worked as endorse for Viscount Organs® and Hammond-Suzuki@. From 2004 to 2014, Daniel had your own signature rotary speaker called Latorre MVTA, superving the project, it was a replica of the famous Leslie 122 manufactured by Meteoro® amplifier company.
In 2009 Daniel Latorre founded a band called Hammond Grooves and played countless shows not only in Brazil, but also in the European countries like Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands and Poland, when in recent years they had three well received tours cross the country. Hammond Grooves released an album Funktastic and had invited special guests like Ronnie Cubber and John Pizzarelli, among many famous Brazilian artists for live concerts and festivals.
Daniel professionally restores vintage Hammond Organs, he has been studying this art for more than 20 years with Mr. Warwick Kerr Jr. famous certified Hammond Co. technician.