"Rhythm In The New World" immediately conjurs up two regions whose musics have fundamentally shaped the feel of
North America and world music in the 20th century -- Africa and Latin America. Dizzie Gillespie explored the
convergence of these two massive complexes of musical traditions during his Afro-Cuban "Jambo Caribe" period
and OFAM Jazz Advisor
explores it again on our first Cuthbert concert with special guest
The evening starts with Dick and his all-star bop band (including
) followed by the Grammy Award sinning Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band.
Finally, both bands join for a bop-Latin jazz finale. If you aren't off your feet, you probably aren't there!