Afro Latin Jazz Alliance presents Jazz Across the Americas: Colombia & Peru

Saturday, February 15, 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


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

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