Hostos Events

Papo Vázquez
Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda
with The Mighty Pirates Troubadours
Featuring Camille Thurman and Héctor Cordero

    Saturday | December 10 | 8:00 p.m.
    Repertory Theater

    RESERVED SEATING: Regular: $15 | Senior: $10 | Child/Student: $5

    or call the Hostos Box Office at (718) 518-4455
    M-F, 10am to 5pm and two hours before show time

Bronxites and New Yorkers love their holiday traditions. Holiday Jazz & Latin Jazz Parranda celebrates those traditions, keeping them alive by bringing communities together. Grammy Award-nominee and NEA Master Artist Papo Vázquez will celebrate those traditions with Parranda music as well as traditional Jazz and Latin Jazz-influenced holiday songs. A holiday celebration of inclusivity and cultural togetherness. The concert will feature your favorite holiday songs, new arrangements, new songs and more. For Families and For All Ages.


Camille Thurman - Vocals & Sax

Héctor Mercado - Cuatro



Papo Vázquez - Trombone, Leader

José Mangual - Vocals, Percussion

Iván Renta - Sax

Rick Germanson - Piano

Ariel Robles - Bass

Alvester Garnett - Drums

Reinaldo De Jésus - Percussion

José Claussell – Percussion



  • All Adults:: Must show proof of vaccination OR proof of a negative PCR Test taken 7 days prior with a valid Photo ID.
  • Children 5 and Over: Must show proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR Test taken 7 days prior.
  • Masking: Masking inside the theater is required.
  • Vaccinated is defined as having received 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Only valid, physical CDC cards or the NYS Excelsior Pass are accepted.