2018 marks Minton's Playhouse 80th Anniversary and we plan to celebrate it with a year packed with the
2018 marks Minton’s Playhouse 80th Anniversary and we plan to celebrate it with a year packed with the best jazz music. For our first series- powered by Tito’s Vodka- we have lined up 5 legendary musicians covering different styles of jazz. They are: Tony Middleton, Andy Bey, Brian Jackson, Maurice Brown and Arturo O’farrill.
Welcome to the birthplace of Bebop, Welcome to Minton’s Playhouse 80th Anniversary!
Band – TBA
7:30pm – Doors 6pm
9:30pm – Doors 9:00pm
VIP Section (front of the house) $25
VIP Section (back of the house) $20
Bar Lounge $15
Sets are 1 hour long
2 drink minimum.
During performances, quiet is enforced
About Arturo O’Farrill
ARTURO O’FARRILL, pianist, composer, and educator, was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. He received his formal musical education at the Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory, and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. Arturo’s professional career began with the Carla Bley Band and continued as a solo performer with a wide spectrum of artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte. In 2007, he founded the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance as a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the performance, education, and preservation of Afro Latin music.
Arturo’s well-reviewed and highly praised “Afro-Latin Jazz Suite” from the current album CUBA: The Conversation Continues (Motéma) took the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Composition as well as the 2016 Latin Grammy Award (his fifth Grammy) for Best Latin Jazz Recording. His 2017 album “FAMILIA” (Motema) is nominated for a Best Instrumental Composition” for the 2018 Grammy Awards.
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