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Artes de Cuba: Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience (New York)

5/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience, a five-piece ensemble led by Dizzy Gillespie’s bassist John Lee, showcases the unique rhythms and well-loved melodies Gillespie’s oeuvre of Cuban bebop, or Cu-Bop. The great trumpeter developed the style with Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo in the 1940s and 1950s, and the Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience musicians carry forward his legacy today.

Presented as part of the Kennedy Center's "Artes de Cuba: From the Island to the World" festival. For all festival programming, please click HERE.


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