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Monday, October 23, 2006

Paquito D'Rivera & The Assad Duo

This is going to be good!!

Paquito D'Rivera & The Assad Duo :: Dances from the New World

Thursday, November 9
Concert Hall 7:30 pm
General: $35, $25, $15
Youth 17 and under: $12
Five College Students: $15, $10, $7

A creative genius, Cuban-born NEA Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera is widely considered the number one Latin American saxophonist and clarinetist of our time. His is known for playing an explosive mixture of jazz, rock, classical, and traditional Cuban music and has won four Grammy Awards. He is joined for this program by Brazilian brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad, recognized worldwide as one of the greatest guitar duos in memory. This concert will feature a myriad of works in trio format featuring compositions by D'Rivera, Villa-Lobos, Piazolla and others.

Sponsored by: NEA Jazz Masters, El Diálogo, The River 93.9


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