Duets – Dianne Reeves, Chucho Valdés, and Joe Lovano 

Berklee Performance Center

Three all-time greats come together for a rare evening of intimate duets. Winner of seven Grammy and four Latin Grammy Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer, and arranger Chucho Valdés is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz and a perennial Celebrity Series audience favorite.  

Five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and 2018 NEA Jazz Master Dianne Reeves is “the most admired jazz diva since the heyday of Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday,” according to the New York Times. Her arsenal of talents is richly on display in every song of her limitless repertoire.  

Hailed by the New York Times as “one of the greatest musicians in jazz history,” Grammy Award-winning saxophone titan Joe Lovano has distinguished himself as a prescient and pathfinding force in jazz for decades. 

“A not-to-be-missed rare opportunity to see three masters of the form on the same stage. ”

Jason Moran

“Musical genius and intimate jazz chemistry was on full display … in elegant solo, duet, and trio performances by three stellar jazz luminaries. ”

Oakland Press

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This performance is generously supported by
Jill & David Altshuler.

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