New Album: Mirage


  • Chris Washburne and SYOTOS will present a sneak preview of their forthcoming release (due out in April!) at Winterfest in NYC.  Stay tuned for the schedule. We will be playing what we call “Acid Mambo!”  Think Zeppelin, the Doors, Neil Young, and Lou Reed meet Tito Puente!  Afro Latin jazz on a psychedelic trip!

  • Honored to be playing with Marcus Roberts at the Catskill Jazz Factory all week

  • Jazz/Latino, inc. Presents     Ahora, Latin/Jazz! 2014     Wednesday, May 14 – 7:00 pm, Lecture by Dr. Chris Washburne: “El Tema del Apolo: Latin Music in Harlem.” Sponsored by the Union College Department of Music and Jazz/Latino, inc. Free Admission.

  • Please be sure to watch the latest episode of “The Inclusion Show with Wallace Ford” at with special guest, Latin jazz star performer, Professor Chris Washburne.


  • 03/21/2015
    Chris Washburne plays with Michele Rosewoman at the Egg in Albany

  • 03/27/2015 - 03/29/2015
    Chris Washburne plays with Michele Rosewoman at Dizzys


"Chris Washburne is a young talent most deserving wider recognition."
- Howard Mandel, Jazz Critic for Downbeat and Village Voice

"Chris Washburne is a superior hard bop player..."
- Scott Yanow, All Music Guide

"Trombonist Chris Washburne... an excellent player..."
- Ben Ratliff, New York Times