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Arturo O'Farrill

The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

April 13, 2023
Zellerbach Theatre
PLA Presents

ListenHear Series

2023 Grammy® Award-winner!

Six-time Grammy® Award-winner Arturo O’Farrill and his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra blend big band jazz, Latin rhythms and the virtuosity of a large group of the world’s most accomplished solo musicians. The son of the late, great Chico O’Farrill, Arturo celebrates his father in a program of Philadelphia premieres, setting Chico’s iconic Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite alongside Arturo’s Afro Latin Jazz Suite. Don’t miss this Latin jazz visionary and “one of the best jazz orchestras in existence.” (The New Yorker)

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This performance is part of the ListenHear Series, with support provided by The Presser Foundation.

Photo credits:
1-2: David Garten
3: Laura Mariet
4: Courtesy The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra