Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Jazz Meets Flamenco
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The last date listed for Jazz Meets Flamenco was Friday February 24, 2012 / 9:30pm.
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At first glance, jazz and flamenco may not appear to have a common musical ancestry. But beneath the surface, both share a common root born out of the traditional music and dance forms of West Africa. In this outstanding double bill, multitalented jazz guitarist Doug Wamble and flamenco guitar virtuoso Niño Josele will lead their respective ensembles through this rich interconnected musical territory. The two groups will also join forces to perform new music composed by Wamble especially for this concert. Featuring bassist John Benitez, percussionist Horatio “El Negro” Hernandez, flamenco dancer Juan De Juan, and tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith.
About the Ticket Supplier: Jazz at Lincoln Center
Their mission is to enrich the artistic substance and perpetuate the democratic spirit of America’s music. From down home and elegant concert performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to entertaining educational programs that bring the sound and feeling of jazz into the lives of thousands of kids and grownups to innovative collaborative programs with artists in diverse idioms: they offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into their new home in New York City, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center brings people together for a simple purpose: To Have a Profoundly Good Time. Welcome is their motto.