Wednesday, April 6, 2011

"PanAmericana!" - Gary Morgan's Latin Big Band returns to Gillespie Auditorium, April 12

You won't want to miss Gary Morgan's 20-piece Latin jazz band "PanAmericana!" on Tuesday, April 12 at Jazz Tuesdays in the Gillespie Auditorium at the NY Baha'i Center (53 East 11th Street between University Place and Broadway). There will be 2 shows: 8:00 and 9:30 p.m. Please call 212-222-5159 for Reservations and Information.

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, Toninho Horta, Hilario Duran and Chucho Valdez.

The range of rhythms encompasses samba, bossa nova, baião, maracatu, frevo, mambo and danzon, played by a gifted assemblage of New York jazz musicians, including:
Trumpets: Seneca Black, Joe Giorgianni, John Bailey, Andy Gravish;
Trombones: Noah Bless, Mike Boscarino, Matt McDonald, Joe Randazzo;
French Horns, Eric Reed, Shelagh Abate;
Saxophones: Norbert Stachel, Matt Hong, Dan Pratt, Quinsin Nachoff, Paul Nedzela;
Piano: Bob Quaranta;
Bass: Gustavo Amarante;
Drums: Ray Marchica;
Percussion: Tony deVivo, Carlos Maldonado;
Vocals & Percussion: Richard Boukas
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Admission is 15.00, 10.00 for students. Tickets will be sold at the door, or call 212-222-5159 for advance tickets 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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