Western Oregon Latin Jazz Ensemble

The Western Oregon Latin Jazz Ensemble is dedicated Afro Cuban music in the style of Tito Puente, Poncho Sanches, Mongo Santamaria, and Ray Barretto. Each year the Latin Jazz Ensemble performs concerts, tours, and records.

Director: Dr. Keith Karns

karnsk@wou.edu   |   503-838-8541

Rehearsal Schedule

Tuesday, Thursday, 2:00pm – 3:20pm

Audition Policy

Piano, bass, and horn positions are by audition only. Any WOU student may join the percussion section. Auditions are held during new student week and on during finals week of fall and winter term.



Music Department

503-838-8275 | or e-mail: music@wou.edu | Location: Smith Hall