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Louis Armstrong & Latin Music: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band



Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
Multi-Grammy Nominated Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series and The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation present
LOUIS ARMSTRONG & LATIN MUSIC – Performance by Multi-Grammy Nominated Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band featuring Antoinete Montague, Janis Siegel & Jennifer Jade Ledesna

SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 1:00 P.M.
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
450 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY 10451 USA
Adults must be accompanied by at least one child
or call the Hostos Box Office at (718) 518-4455
Mon-Fri, 10am to 5pm and 2 hours before show time

Hailed as one of the most influential and popular musicians in modern music, trumpeter Louis Armstrong (1901-71) rose out of poverty in New Orleans and became the “Prometheus of jazz”**. Growing up in the Crescent City, Armstrong heard music from the Caribbean — especially Cuba — and was greatly influenced by the exceptional Cuban trumpeter Manuel Pérez. Armstrong’s own recorded version of the then-popular Cuban song “El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor)” would cement that Jazz/Latin connection.

**Albert Murray, music and cultural critic

Multi-Grammy Nominated BOBBY SANABRIA MULTIVERSE BIG BAND will honor the unique connections that New Orleans and Louis Armstrong have to Latin music in this special FREE CONCERT FOR KIDS. The band will rhythmically retrace the African footprints of Latin jazz, from The Big Apple to the Big Easy, and back to Armstrong, who lived much of his adult years in Queens, New York.

The WBGO Kids Jazz Concert Series brings world-renowned jazz musicians to concert halls and venues throughout New York and New Jersey to give young listeners the chance to discover the enjoyment of jazz, improvisation, and musical collaboration.
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The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc. (LAEF) was founded and funded by Louis and Lucille Armstrong in 1969 to give back to the world “some of the goodness he received. Visit them at

Louis Armstrong & Latin Music: Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band
Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

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