The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Turns 10
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra have defined the cutting edge in big band Afro Latin jazz for a decade. Don't miss this opportunity to hear the best moments from their earliest Jazz at Lincoln Center beginnings to their latest commissions. A special world premiere will celebrate the commitment the Orchestra has made towards progressing this vital art form. Their album 40 Acres And A Burro is currently nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album!
For the January 20 performance only, a star-studded lineup of some of the world's leading musicians will join the ALJO on stage in celebration of its 10th anniversary, including Ray Santos, Randy Weston, Dafnis Prieto, Claudia Acuña, Donald Harrison, Edmar Castaneda, and Fernando Otero, among others.
Benefiting the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra's non-profit organization committed to Afro Latin jazz performance, education, and preservation. $100 tickets include admission to post-performance VIP party.