March 12, 2019
Six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill joins forces with a rhythm section to perform music of resistance. The program will include The Offense of the Drum, 40 Acres and a Burro, Three Revolutions and selections from the Little Tiny Walls Suite.
Joining him will be Quartette Indigo, led by noted cellist and composer Akua Dixon. The evening will also feature a special appearance by Morrocan/French vocalist and composer Malika Zarra, joined by a rhythm section of musicians from the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Tonight, Zarra and O’Farrill will perform works from a recent engagement in Abu Dhabi as part of the Cuban-Khaleeji Project, which explores the shared musical heritages of Afro Cuban music and music from the Gulf, Middle East and North Africa.
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