Carlos Jimenez is the next generation of great Puerto Rican flute players, following the steps of Dave Valentin and Nestor Torres. Born in Yonkers, New York. Jimenez' talent and passion for Latin Jazz has resulted in him recording and performing with many jazz greats, including Hilton Ruiz, Barry Harris, Dave Valentin, Jay Hoggard, Sonny Bravo, Dave Schnitter, Alfredo Valdes Jr. Edy Martinez, Willie Cintron, Pete Nater, Chico Freeman, Eddie Allen, Juan Rodriguez and George Cintron.
Committed to his craft and community, Jimenez has perform for the National Hispanic Business Group, Local 802 AFM, United Federation of Teachers, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hostos Community College, New Milford High School, New York City' Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Castle Hill Senior Center, ST Baldrick's Foundation, Westchester Arts Council, NYC-Labor Day Parade, NYC-National Puerto Rican Day Parade and Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront BID. Jimenez has perform as a special guest at Tribute to the greatist flutist of Cuban Charanga, Jose Fajardo with Jose Fajardo Jr. & All-Stars. Alternately, Jimenez has also perform at world-class hotels & casinos, such as the famous “ THE BORGATA HOTEL, THE RAMADA, CROWN PLAZA, THE PIERRE HOTEL, CIPRIANI HOTEL, DOUBLE TREE HOTEL, PALM PAVILLION AND EMPIRE CITY AT YONKERS RACEWAY”.