Jazz Meets the Latin Classics
with the PanAmericana Ensemble
Conductor/saxophonist/clarinetist and NEA Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera leads an all-star ensemble--Alex Brown, piano; Oscar Stagnaro, bass guitar; Yotam Silberstein, guitar; Edmar Castañeda, harp; Hector del Curto, bandoneon; Diego Urcola, trumpet, valve trombone; Michael Phillip Mossman, trumpet, flugelhorn, trombone; Mark Walker, drums; and Pernell Saturnino, percussion--plus special guests Brenda Feliciano, soprano, and Berta Rojas, guitar, in arranged works by Piazzolla, Lecuona, D'Rivera, and others. This concert marks the ninth year of collaboration between the Kennedy Center and the DC Jazz Festival for its citywide celebration of jazz.
Kennedy Center Jazz is made possible through the generous support of Carolyn and Bill Powers.
The DC Jazz Festival ® is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit service organization. The DC Jazz Festival is sponsored in part with grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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