Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s 15th Anniversary

In celebration of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s 15th anniversary season

Photos taken from Arturo O’Farril and family Facebook wall

JAZZ ALERT NEWS FOR TODAY AND JANAUARY 2017

Upon their stateside return from CUBA, two GRAMMY® Award-winning CUBAN  sons Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdés  will perform classics from their legendary fathers’ repertoires as well as newly written compositions alongside their own prodigious children and the 18-piece Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra on January 27 & 28, 2017 at Symphony Space’s event of the season: Legacies of Jazz: Bebo, Chico, Chucho &  ‘Turo.

In celebration of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s 15th anniversary season, Valdés and O’Farrill reinterpret one another’s fathers’ works (Bebo Valdés and Chico O’Farrill) at Legacies of Jazz: Bebo, Chico, Chucho & ‘Turo in a rotating format that will undoubtedly thrill audiences.

JANUARY  27 and 28 2017

The historic concert will feature two of today’s foremost pianists side-by-side playing duos on Steinway’s finest pianos; each pianist performing with their children and special guests; and appearing live on stage with the full 18-piece Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Legacies of Jazz commemorates three generations of Cuba and Latin Jazz artists, and offers a glimpse into the burgeoning musical genius now emerging from CUBA.

Long Live IRAKERE and The Afro Latin Jazz Concert Orchestra

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Toni Basanta

DJ Host of The Cuban Bridge on the radio and on television

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