We have been gleefully following and writing about the sounds that are emerging from a new generation of musicians and artists in our native Los Angeles. Recently, the video "Dream Has No Friends" was brought to our attention by director Lorena Endara.
The video comes from the experimental Jon Armstrong Jazz Orchestra and features a mostly latino cast set in Los Angeles. According to their press release,
"it was inspired by a poem that drifts between consciousness and unconsciousness. Similarly, the music video takes you on a strangely emotional and visual experience of sound. It was filmed in Los Angeles and the open-ended journey points viewers towards the new face of American jazz."
After reviewing the entirety of the Jon Armstrong Orchestra music and slightly intimidated by the length of the songs, Director Lorena Endara,
-Filiberto Nolasco Gomez