Friday, February 14, 2014, at 8:00 pm
This is an archived event, not part of the current festival.
Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, Manhattan
Pre-performance discussion on February 14th at 7:00 pm
Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra explore jazz from Colombia and Peru with leading artists and composers from those countries now living in the United States. From Colombia: pianist/composer Pablo Mayor, accordionist/composer Gregorio Uribe. From Peru: trumpeter/composer Gabriel Alegria, saxophonist/composer Laura Andrea Leguía* and percussionist/composer Ivonne Paredes*, with guest artists Yuri Juarez on Criolla guitar, and Freddy Huevito Lobton, Cajon and Zapateo dancing.
*premieres of recent commissions