Pianist Hilario Durán’s 20-piece Latin Jazz Big Band is joined for this Koerner Hall concert by special guests, drummer Horacio “El Negro” Hernández, and Sarita Leyva’s Rumberos Dance Ensemble!
Havana-born, Toronto-based Hilario Durán is ranked as one of the most important contemporary Cuban pianists and arrangers today. In 2005, he formed his explosive 20-piece Big Band Orchestra with top Canadian and Cuban musicians in Toronto. Recipient of multiple Juno Awards and Canadian National Jazz Awards, he has been nicknamed “Contumbao” for his creative use of the tumbao repetitive bass figures. In this Koerner Hall concert, the musicians will perform Afro-Cuban music and pieces from his most recent recording, Contumbao.
WHEN: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2019 AT 8:00 PM
WHERE: KOERNER HALL – TELUS CENTRE
ADDRESS: 273 BLOOR STREET WEST – TORONTO
COST: STARTING AT $40 – BUY TICKETS
TD Jazz Concerts – Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band with Horacio “El Negro” Hernández and Sarita Leyva’s Rumberos
Pre-concert Talk at 7:00pm
Hilario Durán and his Latin Jazz Big Band
Hilario Durán, piano & Musical Director
Pol Coussée, saxophone
Allison Au, saxophone
Kelly Jefferson, saxophone
Jeff King, saxophone
Shirantha Beddage, saxophone
Alexis Baró, trumpet
Alexander Brown, trumpet
Kevin Turcotte, trumpet
Michael Herriot, trumpet
Phil Gray, trombone
Yordan Martínez, trombone
Christopher Butcher, trombone
Christian Overton, trombone
Jorge Luis Torres “Papiosco”, percussion
Magdelys Savigne, percussion
Reimundo Sosa, percussion
Roberto Riverón, bass
Elizabeth Rodríguez, violin & vocals
Yosvani Castañeda, vocals
Sarita Leyva’s Rumberos Dance Ensemble
Sarita Leyva, dance
Orlando Cardoso, dance
Indira Rodríguez, dance
Pedro Jaure, dance
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