JANUARY 9, 2015
AN EVENING WITH
ARTURO SANDOVAL & FRIENDS
HMI Jazz Orchestra
Arturo Sandoval was born in a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. Arturo became a protégé of the legendary jazz master, Dizzy Gillespie. The HBO awarding winning movie “For Love Of Country” starring Andy Garcia presents Sandoval’s life story. Arturo Sandoval, 10-time Grammy winner, Emmy awardee and the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom is a founding member of the Cuban-jazz all-star band Irakere. He performed on the Grammy awards telecast, the Super Bowl, and in concert halls around the world.
Arturo is the world’s leading trumpet virtuoso!
Joining Arturo will be:
Willy Chirino, multi-Grammy award winner who is recognized as the creator of the Miami sound, a unique fusion of Cuban music, rock, jazz, Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms.
Amaury Gutierrez – multi-Grammy award winning singer and guitarist who brings his Cuban roots into all his performances.
Henry Mancini Institute Big Band who will join in the celebration.
Tonight Arturo brings his friends to celebrate the music of Cuba, America, and the world.