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Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

ON STAGE · MUSIC

Arturo O’Farrill and
the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Multi-Grammy-winning ensemble combines big-band jazz with the visceral, varied textures of Latin music.



Spaulding Auditorium

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“Perhaps the most potent Afro-Cuban ensemble on this side of the Antilles.” New York Times

This multi-Grammy-winning ensemble combines the grandeur of big band jazz with the visceral, varied textures of Latin music past and present. Pianist, composer and educator O’Farrill, a past guest artist with the Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble, leads 18 outstanding solo musicians. Together they walk in the footsteps of Latin jazz greats like Tito Puente, Frank “Machito” Grillo and Arturo’s father Chico—and update the tradition with new commissions from such innovators as Vijay Iyer, Dafnis Prieto and Michele Rosewoman.

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FUNDING

Funded in part by the Robert Grinnell Fund for the Hopkins Center.

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1. Courtesy of the artists; 2. Courtesy of the artists; 3. Photo by Laura Mariet