Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
The pianist Arturo O'Farrill is one of the most important figures of the jazz music scene worldwide. He is the son of the legendary Chico O'Farrill "The architect of Afro-Cuban jazz", who was one of the three greats who structured and consolidated Latin jazz (along with Mario Bauzá and the collaboration formed by Dizzy Gillespie with Chano Pozo).
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Such a heritage may have overwhelmed and marginalized the artist for various reasons, but Arturo has proved to be a worthy builder of a monumental building on the foundations that his father left behind.
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The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, a group formed by more 18 musicians all with great recognition. ( Bobby Porcelli, Vince Cherico. Ivan Renta, Rafi Malkiel just to mention a few ) which has released recordings of very high musical level. "Cuba, the conversation continues" is the bands recent production.