158 Bleecker St
New York, NY 10012
Salsa Meets Jazz for Puerto Rico with Multi-Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria MULTIVERSE Big Band and very special guests:
David Amram • NEA Jazz Master Paquito D’Rivera • NEA Jazz Master Candido • NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens • Randy Brecker • on Faddis • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Larry Harlow • Fania All Star Eddie Montalvo • Vocalist Brenda Feliciano • Jazz & Blues Powerhouse Antoinette Montague • Poet Mariposa • Legendary Last Poet Felipe Luciano • plus DJ Antonio Ocasio (Tribal Winds) and many more surprise guests.
Hosted by Bobby Sanabria and Joann Jimenez.
Invoking the The Village Gate’s legendary Monday night Salsa Meets Jazz series, Bobby Sanabria hosts a star studded benefit concert at LPR to raise money and support for musicians in Puerto Rico through the efforts of the Jazz Foundation of America.
Join us on this incredible night!
Guests may choose one of four ticket tier options ($100 VIP Meet and Greet + Gold Circle Seating, $50 Gold Circle Seating, $35 General Admisison Seating, $25 General Admission Standing), and may choose to donate more at the event.
BOBBY SANABRIA – drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, recording artist, producer, filmmaker, conductor, educator, activist, multi-cultural warrior and multiple Grammy nominee – who was the son of Puerto Rican parents, born and raised in the “Fort Apache” section of New York City’s South Bronxhas – performed with a veritable Who’s Who in the world of jazz and Latin music, as well as with his own critically acclaimed ensembles. His diverse recording and performing experience includes work with such legendary figures as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Paquito D’Rivera, Charles McPherson, Mongo Santamaría, Ray Barretto, Marco Rizo, Arturo Sandoval, Roswell Rudd, Chico O’Farrill, Candido, Yomo Toro, Francisco Aguabella, Larry Harlow, Henry Threadgill, and the Godfather of Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mario Bauzá.