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Mar 5, 2020

Thompson Latin Jazz Ensemble (2020)

There is a live stream of this event on Mar 6, 2020 at 2:30am

Thompson Latin Jazz Ensemble (2020)

Thompson Latin Jazz Ensemble (2020)

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Victor Mestas leads the Thompson Latin Jazz Ensemble in an exciting program featuring music by Eddie Palmieri, Egberto Gismonti, Chucho Valdes and others.

The Thompson Latin Jazz Ensemble, directed by Victor Mestas, studies music from the Caribbean and South America and its integration and ties with jazz. Traditional and contemporary forms of Latin music are surveyed, including Afro jazz, Afro-Cuban, danzón, salsa, calypso and cha-cha-chá, as well as Brazilian forms such as samba and baião.

Performance date and time 

Thursday, March 5, 7:30 p.m.

Program

Eddie Palmieri: “Slowvisor”; Jesús “Chucho” Valdés: “100 Años De Juventud”; Larry Willis: “To Wisdom The Prize Larry Willis”; Egberto Gismonti: “Cafe,” “Loro”; Oscar Hernández: “La Princesa,” “Alma Libre”; Antonio Carlos and Jocafi: “Usted Abuso”; Allan Phillips: “Asi Se Goza”

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Featuring

José Alberto Cabrera, voice and percussion, and Leo Muñoz Corona, percussion

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