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Friday, October 12, 2018

Blue LLama and The Ark present: Arturo Sandoval

  • Doors Open: 7:30 pm
  • Show Starts: 8:00 pm
  • Ticket Price: $65 gold circle, $55 reserved, $45 GA
  • Genre: Jazz

A legend of Cuban jazz trumpet

Description

A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, on November 6, 1949, just two years after Gillespie became the first musician to bring Latin influences into American Jazz. Arturo began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn’t take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world. He has since evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer. Arturo Sandoval reaches beyond the scope of mere effort. His struggles while in Cuba and since his defection have given him more energy and strength, urging him to accomplish and surpass his childhood dreams. Filled with a virtuoso capability, he desires nothing more than to share his gift with others who feel the same intense adoration for music as he does. This is a rare opportunity to see a jazz legend in an intimate setting!

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Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval - Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)