February 15, 2014

Jazz Across the Americas: Colombia & Peru

Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Symphony Space
Upper Level, 2537 Broadway, New York, NY 10025
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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