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4 stars
attended Mar 06 2009

Loved it! It was a lot of fun.I would def recommend.

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Website

http://www.afrolatinjazz.org

Quotes & Highlights

“Mr. O’Farrill is a magnificent player… sharp, splashy, and driving.” —New York Times
“The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra sounds great with precision brass and saxophone work… a warm, cohesive sound.” —New York Times
“This is the finest band I have ever performed with in my life. They make me feel as if I have returned to Cuba.” —Bebo Valdés

Description

Highlights:

-Guest composers Frank London, Gabriel Alegría, Fernando Otero, Pablo Mayor, and David Bixler

-Works by Arturo O’Farrill and Michael Phillip Mossman

-Guest appearances by Heather Bixler, Freddy “Huevito” Lobatón, and others

-Compositions will include, “Paroxysm at Symphony Space,” “El Sur,” and world premieres!

To learn more about the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, visit: http://www.afrolatinjazz.org

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.