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Afro Peruvian New Trends Orchestra at John Birks Gillespie Auditorium


John Birks Gillespie Auditorium
53 East 11th Street
New York, NY


Tue, June 19, 2018
8:30 pm

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A breakthrough of Jazz, Afro Peruvian and also includes some Pan American Pieces. Its artistic director, Corina Bartra amaes with her versatility.
Going from straight
ahead (including a swinging run through over the "Impressions" chord
changes) to danceable South and Latin American rhythms, the modern and
adventurous music is consistently colorful and lively. Some of the
free-wheeling ensembles hint at the Mingus Big Band while others have
tighter charts that put a greater focus on her themes. The musicians are
top-notch and the soloists are uniformly excellent and passionate although a...

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Corina Bartra uploaded this event on June 11, 2018