Eddie Munji Iii

The Filipinos were musically inclined and welcomed jazz music from the USA as early as 1920s. Soon after, Filipino jazz bands began to draw large audiences. This was evident at the Upsilon Sigma Phi concerts held at the University of the Philippines. As exponents, the likes Lito Molina, Romy Posadas and the Jazz Friends, Pena and Alava, Katindig, Robles and Alava became well-known. In the 1960s, jazz was adapted to rhythm and blues and rock, which became Pinoy Jazz Fusion. Locally mastered by Ryan Cayabyab and Eddie Munji, this form of jazz was popularized. … at http://www.okara.com

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