Poncho Sanchez and the Pancho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band with Terence Blanchard, Celebrity Series Debut!
November 6, 2011
Percussionist Poncho Sanchez and trumpeter Terence Blanchard have created a hot new tribute to the legacy of the original Conga King, Chano Pozo, and his co-conspirator in Latin Jazz, Dizzy Gillespie. The duo put Afro-Cuban Jazz on the map with the standards, Manteca and Tin Tin Deo, their performance on George Russell's seminal recording, "Cubano Be! Cubano Bop!," and their historic concert at Carnegie Hall in 1947 all remarkable breakthrough accomplishments. Don't miss Blanchard and Sanchez, with the backing of the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band, as they unleash an unforgettable evening of high-energy Afro-Cuban jazz.