The Shape of Jazz - Miguel Zenon

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The Shape of Jazz - Miguel Zenon

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 9:30 pm
Zankel Hall
881 7th Avenue
New York, NY

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One of the most groundbreaking saxophonists of his generation, Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced innovation and tradition. The MacArthur Fellow and Grammy nominee perfectly blends Latin American folkloric music and jazz to create an entirely new musical language for the 21st century. The Puerto Rican–born alto saxophonist makes comes to Carnegie Hall with a unique multimedia tribute to his spirited homeland.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.

The all-star band is:

Miguel Zenon - alto sax
Luis Perdomo - piano
Hans Glawischnig - bass
Henry Cole -  drums

Will Vinson - alto sax
Michael Thomas - alto  sax
John Ellis - tenor sax
Samir Zarif  - tenor sax
Chris Cheek - baritone sax

Mat Jodrell - trumpet
Jonathan Powell - trumpet
Michael Rodriguez - trumpet
Alexander  Norris - trumpet

Tim Albright - trombone
Alan Ferber - trombone
Ryan Keberle - trombone

David Dempewolfe - videographer