Bossa Nova was born in a recording studio in Rio in 1958, created by João Gilberto. His daughter Bebel, now a thrilling Bossa Nova vocalist teams with multi-Grammy-winning keyboardist and vocalist Sérgio Mendes to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the cultural phenomenon.
Chick Corea, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade – Celebrity Series audience favorites with an easy rapport and a history together that includes two Grammy Awards – come together at Symphony Hall for an unmissable trio performance.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She makes her Celebrity Series debut in a trio Puerto Rican folk and jazz concert at Church of the Holy Spirit. This event is part of our season-long celebration of Puerto Rico and Pablo Casals.
Wynton Marsalis, usually heard with his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, returns to Symphony Hall with a smaller – but no less illustrious – ensemble that promises an extraordinary evening of interplay and musical conversation.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She performs in a trio Puerto Rican folk and jazz concert at CROMA @ Arlington Street Church, Boston. This event is part of our season-long Boston Tribute to Puerto Rico and Pablo Casals.
Infusing the classic jazz piano trio with deeply Cuban influences – the batá is the ritual drum of the Afro-Caribbean Santeria religion – makes for a compelling night of music-making with one of the greatest and most influential musicians of our time.
This revolutionary ensemble thrives off the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David ‘DJ’ Ginyard Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.
Multi-Grammy award winning jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant performs alongside frequent collaborator and acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl in what promises to be an extraordinary evening of jazz at Jordan Hall.