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July 9, 2022



1st Performance:
Doors Open at 6PM
Show Starts at 7PM

2nd Performance:
Doors Open at 8:30PM
Show Starts at 9:30PM

Tickets: $25
($20 Minimum Spend Per Guest)
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We cannot guarantee a table for tickets purchased 30 minutes before the first set. We do encourage purchasing in advance.

About the Band:

Stefan Paolini & Elisa Toro Franky:

Eclectic Piano meets South American, Folkloric Ballet!
Colombia meets Italian Harlem along the Danube!

Elisa Toro Franky – Dance & Poetry
Stefan Paolini – Piano & Vocals
Simon Pajaro – Sax
Alejandro Becerra – Bass Guitar
Lamine Thiam – Djembe
Xiomara Nino – Percussion & Vocals

Pianist, composer, arranger, & singer Stefan Paolini performs with Elisa Toro Franky, professional ballerina of styles ranging from ballet to Latin & Middle Eastern to Flamenco. This multicultural concert will transcend formal cultural boundaries through music & dance, integrating varying genres from across the world!

Elisa has performed with: Dance Theater of Harlem, Washington Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, & FJK Dance among others, being featured in productions nationally & internationally that showcase her unique ability to fuse diverse dance cultures through organic movement patterns. Stefan has toured with such bands as 60’s Baroque pop group The Left Banke & progressive rock & metal outfit Edensong. His driving rhythms, infectious melodies, & complex harmonies are influenced by Tool, John Coltrane, Astor Piazzolla, The Fania All-Stars, Billy Joel, The Beatles, Meshuggah, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Chopin, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, John Zorn, & a host of others!


July 9, 2022


Minton’s Playhouse
206 West 118th Street
Harlem, NY 11026 United States
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