(Detroit, MI) Jazz Café welcomes back, M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars for one hot and spicy night – and two shows, Saturday, January 26, 2013 with two sets 8pm and 10pm
M.F. Production’s Latin Jazz All Stars are a phenomenal ensemble that features the current masters of Afro Cuban, Salsa, Brazilian, and Latin Jazz. This year’s version includes Jazz Cafe veterans, pianist, Arturo O’Farrill and percussionist, Chembo Corniel who have each headed their own groups here, are joined by Flautist, Nestor Torres and Steve Berrios on drums.
The Latin Jazz All Stars are a phenomenal ensemble that features the current masters of Afro Cuban, Salsa, Brazilian, and Latin Jazz. Combined, these talented musicians have played with an enormous range of greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Candido, Art Blakey, Grover Washington, Max Roach, Paquito D’Rivera, Paul Simon and Dionne Warwick just to name a few.
Arturo O’Farrill is a Jazz Café favorite, who recently played the Jazz Café earlier this Fall with his blistering trio and will lead this iteration of the Latin Jazz All Stars with his Afro-Cuban flavored playing which is second to none in the idiom. Grammy Award nominated, Conga-playing Chembo Corniel divides his performance time between his two musical loves: Latin jazz and “old-fashioned salsa that swings.”
Nestor Torres – Flute
Arturo O’Farrill – Piano
Chembo Corniel – Conga Drums
Steve Berrios – Drums
Tickets: $30 Advance $40 Door – Available at The Music Hall Box Office or Ticketmaster.