THE MUSICAL COLLABORATION BETWEEN BEBOP INNOVATOR DIZZY GILLESPIE -- WHO BECAME “THE GODFATHER OF LATIN JAZZ IN THE U.S.” -- AND THE GREAT CUBAN CONGUERO CHANO POZO WILL BE CELEBRATED IN THIS GROUNDBREAKING CONCERT.

PAQUITO D’RIVERA, RENOWNED CUBAN MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST,,,, MULTI-GRAMMY AWARDEE,,, NEA JAZZ MASTER,,, WILL HEADLINE THIS EVENT. JON FADDIS, GRAMMY WINNER,,, DIZZY GILLESPIE PROTÉGÉ,, LEADER OF THE DIZZY GILLESPIE ALUMNI ALL-STARS,,, WILL BRING THE DIZ VIBE TO THIS SPECIAL EVENING. GIOVANNI HILDALGO, GRAMMY AWARDEE, WILL REPRESENT THE LEGACY OF THE GREAT CHANO POZO. GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, DAVE SAMUELS WILL BRING HIS VIBRAPHONE VIRTUOSITY TO THE MIX… AND THE FIU JAZZ BIG BAND WILL ROCK THE HOUSE AS WE HONOR DIZ AND CHANO!