Jazz USA/ Ivan Acosta
New York City - September 6th, 2006
Get Ready For An Explosive Jazz Encounter
of a Latin Kind!
Chivas Regal presents Latin Jazz USA Concert 2006.
On Thursday, October 19th, at 8P.M. at the prestigious Town Hall Theater,
located at 123 West 43rd Street, in the Times Square area in Manhattan.
Chivas Regal is proud presenter of Latin Jazz USA Concert 2006, a Chivas
Life event showcasing the talent and passion Latinos have for this
genre of music and life.
In its 17th year, under the artistic direction of Ivan Acosta; noted
Latin Jazz musicologist and world-renowned documentary film-maker on
the subject, Latin Jazz USA, will be presenting
this memorable concert.
Latin Jazz USA Concert 2006 will be featuring: The rhythmic, harmonic
and melodic joy of Oscar Castro-Neves, the magic flute of Dave Valentine,
the legendary Afro Cuban Jazz percussionist Candido Camero, from Yerba
Buena, Xiomara, the essential voice of Cuba, the Colombian piano Master
Hector Martignon, Top guitarist, bolero, son and Latin jazz, vocalist
David Oquendo, the percussions of Samuel Torres, Alex Garcia’s
AfroMantra, Colombian pianist and arranger, Jose Gallegos, Edmar Castañeda
and his vibrant jazz harp, all, under the musical direction of Maestro,
Edy Martinez and his Latin jazz
orchestra of 18 musicians.
Chivas Regal recognizes the Latin talent – art and music are expressions
that connect all generations and clearly show how much Latinos enjoy
tradition and diversity. The Latin Jazz Concert is part
of The Chivas Life.
This year’s event will also provide the ideal set up to present
The Latin Jazz USA “Chico O’Farrill” Lifetime Achievement
Awards to selected Latin Jazz musicians and personalities, that their
excellent work have contributed to preserve and expose the musical and
cultural values of the Latin Jazz musical genre in the United States
and the world.
Order your tickets today at:
The Town Hall box office: 212-840-2824,
Natives Theater in Queens. 718-335-4319
(Informacion en español: 212-252-2923
Latin Jazz USA Concert 2006 is produced by Latin Jazz USA / Ivan Acosta
Media sponsors: El Diario, Univision 41,
Univision Radio WADO 1280,
WBGO Jazz 88, VISTA Magazine.
Jazz USA/ Ivan Acosta
September 6th, 2006
Latin Jazz USA presents, Candido – Hands of Fire. The concert.
“60 Years of Afro Cuban Jazz”.
By popular demand! The legendary Afro Cuban jazz percussionist Candido
Camero, (celebrating his 85th birthday and his 60th anniversary playing
in the United States) returns to Miami to offer an
In its 17th year, under the artistic direction of Ivan Acosta; noted Latin
Jazz musicologist and world-renowned documentary film-maker on the subject,
Latin Jazz USA, will be presenting
this memorable concert.
On Saturday, November 4th, at 8pm, the audience at the Olympia Theater
at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts*, in downtown Miami, will witness
a unique historical event. The Cuban percussionist, Candido Camero, will
make everybody vibrate when he plays his three congas, accompanied by
Maestro, German Pifferrer’s The Miami Latin Jazz Noneto. With special
guest artists, Xiomara Laugart, the essential voice of Cuba, The amazing
guitarist & vocalist, David Oquendo. The ex-Irakere, lead saxophonist,
Manuel Varela. The award winning, composer and guitarist, Juanito Marquez.
The incredible trumpet of Adalberto Lara, “Trompetica”, amongst
others. Viviam Lopez, one of the stars from WDNA 89.3 FM Radio will be
the M.C. of the night.
This year’s Candido’s concert will also provide the ideal
set up to present The Latin Jazz USA “Chico O’Farrill”
Lifetime Achievement Awards to selected Latin Jazz and Afro Cuban jazz
musicians and personalities, that their excellent work have contributed
to preserve and expose the musical and cultural values of the Latin Jazz
musical genre in the United States and the world.
Candido Hands of Fire, the concert. Saturday, November
4th at 8P.M.
For advance tickets, please call Gusman Box Office: 305-372-0925
TicketMaster: 305-358-5885, Information: 305-374-2444.
Also at: DO-RE-MI Music Center, 8th Street S.W. and 18th Ave. 305-541-3374
Palomino Executive Optica, Coral Way & 24th Ave. 305-858-9408
$25, $45, $55 and limited exclusive VIP seats $65.
89.9 FM WDNA Radio, IFB Grupo, Levitan & Palencia, El Nuevo Herald,
Deauville Beach Resort, Vista Magazine, New Times, are amongst the proud
sponsors of Candido Hands of Fire, The Concert.
This a production of Latin Jazz USA – Ivan Acosta
*Special attention for persons with disabilities.“CANDIDO Hands
of Fire” The concert
Saturday, November 4th, 8P.M. at the Olympia Theater – Gusman Center