Jazz Star Manuel Valera & New Cuban Express
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All offers for Manuel Valera have expired.
The last date listed for Manuel Valera was Saturday March 1, 2014 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater:
- Full Price:
- $23.00 - $58.00
- Our Price:
- $11.50 - $29.00
The San Francisco-based, internationally acclaimed Alonzo King LINES Ballet company fuses ancient stories and songs with contemporary ballet in its Houston debut performance, featuring the works Scheherazade and Resin. An innovative re-envisioning of the ancient collection of Persian, Sanskrit and Arabic stories that is One Thousand and One Nights, the company's exciting, immersive take on Scheherazade was originally commissioned to inaugurate the centenary of the legendary Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. Resin moves from intimate duets to the flashing, barely visible footwork of a quartet of dancers as King explores the possibilities of the vast and diverse field of Sephardic music, utilizing rare archival field recordings and Judeo-Spanish songs by early-music artist Jordi Savall. Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
“The blending of Latin music with jazz harmony and improvisation has produced more than a mere hybrid, as a survey of New York’s younger players would reveal. Manuel Valera, a Cuban pianist in his mid-20’s, illustrates that evolution handily: postbop and classical romanticism are as integral to his vocabulary as Latin folk forms, and they all find natural expression in his music.” —The New York Times