MULTIVERSE BIG BAND
MEGA CONCERT IN HONOR OF
A Monumental Concert Tribute to Rafael Hernández
with The Bronx Arts Ensemble’s String Section & the 319th U.S. Army Band.
To kick-off Puerto Rican Heritage Month, Hostos Center is proud to present this unprecedented mega concert honoring Puerto Rico’s greatest composer, with multi- Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria leading his 19-piece Big Band in Latin jazz treatments of Rafael Hernández’s most celebrated works, including “Preciosa”, “El Cumbanchero”, “Cachita”, and many more. Joining Bobby will be the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s 10-piece string section and the 319th U.S. Army Band in tribute to Rafael Hernández’s service in the legendary “Harlem Hellfighters”. A phenomenal evening of modern contemporary Latin jazz, history, remembrance for music aficionados everywhere!
“…sweeping listening pleasure…swooning orchestration… infectious mambo rhythms…driving and dramatic… …bracing bravura…”
- DownBeat Magazine
Venue: Main Theater
- Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
- Orch @ $35 | Mezz @ $30 | Balc @ $25
Assigned Seating. Special group discounts available
Tkts & info: 718-518-4455
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