Paquito D'Rivera & The Assad Duo

Dances from the New World

Paquito D'Rivera & The Assad Duo

Thursday, November 9, 2006

Concert Hall   7:30 pm
$35, $25, $15; Youth 17 and under: $12, Five College Students: $15, $10, $7


A creative genius, Cuban-born NEA Jazz Master Paquito D'Rivera is widely considered the number one Latin American saxophonist and clarinetist of our time. His is known for playing an explosive mixture of jazz, rock, classical, and traditional Cuban music and has won four Grammy Awards. He is joined for this program by Brazilian brothers Sérgio and Odair Assad, recognized worldwide as one of the greatest guitar duos in memory. This concert will feature a myriad of works in trio format featuring compositions by D'Rivera, Villa-Lobos, Piazolla and others.


Sponsored by: NEA Jazz Masters, El Diálogo, The River 93.9
NEA Jazz Masters


El Diálogo


The River 93.9


Associated Events

Paquito D"Rivera and the Assad Duo-Pre-performance talk

Thursday, November 9, 2006 

,6:30 pm to 7:00 pm


Paquito D'Rivera-Master Class

Friday, November 10, 2006 BEZANSON RECITAL HALL (Location change!)

Free and open to the public,9:00 am to 10:00 am


Assad-Guitar Master Class

Friday, November 10, 2006 Herter 301

Free and open to the public,9:00 am to 10:00 am




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