A pianist with a brilliant technique and a composer that flavors his tunes with Afro-Caribbean rhythms and jazz harmonies Mr. Camilo's musical language is an expressive and exciting way of combining his musical heritage with a rich, intelligent use of harmonic textures, jazz roots and his superb piano technique. His music is mainstream jazz with a Latin tinge first and foremost, propelled by an infectious, contemporary sense of swing that reflects his joyously effervescent personality.
Mr. Camilo’s honors include Honorary Doctorates from Berklee College of Music (Boston), Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña, UTESA University of Santiago, as well as an Honorary Professorship from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and the “Crystal Apple” from the City of New York. The Dominican Government awarded him its highest civilian honors: the Silver Cross of the Order of Duarte, Sanchez & Mella, and Knight of the Heraldic Order of Christopher Columbus.
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts created the “Michel Camilo Piano Scholarship” which helps talented inner-city students attend college. Mr Camilo created the “Michel Camilo Scholarship,” which helps Dominican students come to study jazz at Berklee College of Music.
$30.00 - $45.00
Blue Note Jazz Club
131 W. 3rd St, New York, NY 10012
"The Blue Note, one of the world’s finest jazz clubs, located in the heart of New York’s Greenwich Village is synonymous not only with great jazz in an intimate setting, but also critically-acclaimed food, top-notch service and a really cool gift shop."
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Blue Note New York is located on West 3rd street, between 6th Avenue (Avenue Of The Americas) and MacDougal street. The Subway lines that stop right next to our doors are the A, E, C, F, Q, B, and D.