Dec 4th, 2016 – Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet

Dec 4th, 2016 – Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet

Madison Music Collective’s “Jazz on a Sunday” Fall season wraps up with a concert by this world-class touring band that fuses Afro-Peruvian rhythms and jazz harmonies.  Formed in 2005, based in Lima Peru and New York City, and led by trumpeter and NYU Jazz Studies Professor Gabriel Alegría, the Afro-Peruvian Sextet, http://www.afroperuviansextet.com/bio/, has been lauded in DownBeat magazine, the New York Times and Wall Street Journal and All About Jazz, https://www.allaboutjazz.com/10-gabriel-alegria-afro-peruvian-sextet-zoho-music-review-by-chris-m-slawecki.php.  The Sextet was named New York City’s Ensemble of the Year (2015) by Hot House magazine and received the Best Latin Jazz Album award from New York City Jazz Record, www.nycjazzrecord.com/, for their latest CD, 10.  Check out their music at https://www.youtube.com/user/JazzAfroperuano.  3:00 PM, Old Music Hall.  Tickets at http://madisonmusiccollective.org/.

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