646.569.5627

Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Birdland Restaurant

Sun, Mar 26 @ 9:00 PM
Sun, Mar 26 @ 11:00 PM
Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O'Farrill -- leader of the "first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz" (NY Times) -- was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. Son of the late, great composer Chico O'Farrill, Arturo was Educated at Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. He played piano in Carla Bley's Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Belafonte.

The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is the resident large format ensemble of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) founded by Arturo O'Farrill in 2007 and dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of big band Latin jazz, supporting its performance for new audiences, and educating young people in the understanding and performance of this important cultural treasure.



ticket prices:
$30.00
venue:
Birdland Restaurant
venue address:
315 West 44th Street , New York, NY 10036
venue bio:
Primarily a jazz club - this is from their website:The new Birdland offers top-flight jazz in a world class setting, good sight lines and acoustics, elbow room, and a menu ripe with award winning Southern Cuisine.
members' rating of venue:
N/R
mass transport:
Take the A,C, or E to 42nd Street/Port Authority, staying towards the north of the train. Any subway to Times Square or Port Authority will put you in easy walking distance.

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