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Arts, Culture & Fun: The Marriage of Latin Music & Jazz with Joe Conzo Sr.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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In celebration of City Parks Foundation's Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, join Joe Conzo Sr. for a discussion and music of Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Machito, and other great artists from the early 1930's to the present who brought together Latin music and jazz.

Joe Conzo Sr. is a Latin music historian, Tito Puente's publicist and confidant, and author of Mambo Diablo: My Journey with Tito Puente. Conzo will play rare live recordings of Charlie Parker with the Machito Orchestra from his private collection. Q & A to follow.

Location

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park Accessible
18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Arts, Culture & Fun

Contact Email

artsculturefun@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Education, Talks

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