Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Tonight, Gary Morgan's "PanAmericana!" band in NYC

You won't want to miss Gary Morgan's 20-piece Latin jazz band "PanAmericana!" on Tuesday, March 11 at Jazz Tuesdays in the Gillespie Auditorium at the NY Baha'i Center (53 East 11th Street between University Place and Broadway).

Gary Morgan is an award-winning composer/arranger/bandleader who fronts an exciting 20 piece latin jazz orchestra called PanAmericana! that features his original compositions and also his arrangements of contemporary songs from the most talented composers from Brazil, Cuba and New York, such as Egberto Gismonti, Hermeto Pascoal, Itiberê Zwarg, Jovino Santos Neto, Toninho Horta, Hilario Duran and Chucho Valdez.

The range of rhythms encompasses samba, bossa, baião, maracatu, frevo, mambo and danzon, played by a gifted assemblage of New York jazz musicians, including:
Trumpets: John Walsh, John Chudoba, John Bailey , Chris Rogers
Trombones: Alan Ferber, Nate Mayland, Mike Fahie, Chris Olness
French horns: Eric Davis, Jaquelyn Adams
Saxophones: Norbert Stachel, Bruce Williamson, Ben Kono, Dave Riekenberg, Terry Goss
Bass: Phil Palombi
Piano: Cliff Korman
Drums: Ray Marchica
Percussion: Renato Thoms, Annette A. Aguilar
Special guest vocalist: Richard Boukas.

Check out their website at www.panamericanajazz.com
Admission is 15.00, 10.00 for students.
Tickets will be sold at the door, or call 212-222-5159 for reservations and information.

Jazz Tuesdays
in the John Birks Gillespie Auditorium
The New York Baha'i Center
53 East 11th Street (between University Place & Broadway)
Two shows: 8:00 and 9:30 p.m.

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