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Virtual Birdland #54: – May 2, 2021

Virtual Birdland #54: – May 2, 2021

Recorded remotely from locations around the world, Arturo O’Farrill and the mighty Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are continuing their Sunday night Birdland residency in an online setting. Please join us every Sunday at 8:30pm ET. This week, we have freshly recorded music for you, including a slamming arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie’s “A Night In Tunisia” by Michael Philip Mossman, along with works from Luis Perdomo and Maestro Chico O’Farrill. In addition, we feature Arturo O’Farrill’s Grammy-winning composition “3 Revolutions” and revisit a highlight from our Afrobeat program, presented earlier this year. As always, the show will be accompanied by live chat and commentary from Arturo and the ALJO musicians. Please say hello and let us know where you’re watching from. ALJA "Sustain the Groove" Artist Campaign Please donate and help us support our musician community: #ALJO #ALJA #afrolatinjazz #ALJADigitalVillage #SustainTheGroove The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are: Arturo O’Farrill – Piano & Artistic Director. Special Guest: Tosin Aribisala – Drums Wunmi Olaiya – Vocals Sahr Ngaujah – Vocals Bryan Vargas – Guitar Kate Odiong & Demehin Eniola – Backing Vocals Saxes: Roman Filiu, Adison Evans, Ivan Renta, Jasper Dutz, Larry Bustamante Trumpets: Seneca Black, Adam O'Farrill, Bryan Davis, Walter Cano, Rachel Therrien Trombones: Rafi Malkiel, Mariel Bildsten, Abdulrahman Amer, Ben Barnett, Earl McIntyre Vince Cherico – Drums Bam Rodriguez – Bass Carlos “Carly” Maldonado – Percussion Keisel Jimenez – Congas Andrew Andron – Piano Sound Engineer: Peter Karl Video Editors: Bryan Davis, Astrid Asmundsson
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