Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Join us for a fun evening of wonderful music! Conducted by Grammy winner Arturo O'Farrill, head of the Latin Jazz Program at Purchase College, selections include:
"Manteca Suite" by Dizzy Gillespie and Chico O'Farrill featuring Brendon Lewis in the role of Dizzy
Three compositions by Ray Santos: "Cookin'" "Cochise" and "Sunny Ray"
Title track of the Grammy winning album "A Song for Chico" by Dafinas Prieto
"Humility" by Tom Harrel
"Starry Nights" by James Seeley
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This evening's performers are students from the renowned Purchase College School of the Arts Conservatory of Music — known for its intensive training for aspiring performers and its academic excellence.
Composer Arturo'O'Farrill won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album for "Song for Chico." He performs at leading clubs and concert halls and created the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra for Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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We look forward to seeing you there!