Happy upcoming B-Day + 30 years DJ Anniversary Chico Alvarez
MARCH 3rd @ SOBs
CHICO ALVAREZ CELEBRATES his 70th BIRTHDAY with
CHICO ÁLVAREZ playing a “guiro” and leading his Orchestra at a World Music Institute “Noches Cubanos” concert at Skirball Center, NYU, New York City, Saturday, 04-16-2005. CREDIT: Photograph © 2005 Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Once again, it’s PARTY TIME @SOB’s
Amigos, please join me this coming March 3rd, as I celebrate my 70 years on Planet Earth, my 55 years as a dyed-in-the-wool Cuban-New Yorker, my 53 years as a musician and vocalist….…
AND my 30 years as a music radio show host. Wow! That’s a lot of celebrating! Please join me, if you are in town that night…..it only happens once in a lifetime, if at all.
– CHICO ALVAREZ PERAZA
Here are the 5 W’s……….
THE PALOMONTE AFRO-CUBAN BIG BAND @ SOB’s
Under the direction of AL ACOSTA
Featuring the Dynamic and Artistic Dance Duo of
BEATRICE & MIGUEL
CHICO ALVAREZ BIRTHDAY BASH and REVUE
204 Varick St., New York City
FRIDAY, MARCH 3rd, 2017
BECAUSE WE LIKE YOU!
SERGIO RIVERA, piano, MARCIAL CARABALLO, bass and vocals
ED MARTINEZ, tumbadoras and vocals, PAPO DE LEON, timbales and vocals
WILMER VEGA, bongó, cencerro and vocal, WILLIE SERRANO, bongó, cencerro and vocal DANNY DEL VALLE, timbales and vocals
AL ACOSTA, alto sax, flute and musical director, HIRAM COLON, alto sax and flute
MAURICIO SMITH JR., tenor sax and flute, PABLO MOYA, tenor sax
PETE MIRANDA, baritone sax, DAN BLANKINSHIP, trumpet,
CHRIS THOMPSON, trumpet, OSCAR OÑOZ, trumpet
STEVE GLUZBAND, trumpet, DAVE CHAMBERLAIN, trombone
ANGEL LEBRON, trombone
PSST ! Bring your dancing shoes ! This is NOT a concert band!
Happy birthday to Chico Alvarez and to the Palo Monte ACBB, they are among the most inventive and original Dancing Music Groups ever, I’m sure the crowd around the American Union will roar this invitation, and @ SOB’s they’ll break the dance floor from the first bar !.
Big hug, my brother,
DJ Host of The Cuban Bridge on the radio and on television