(Bronx, NY) Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture presents “Zaccai Curtis Afro-Cuban Jazz Quartet” on Friday May 28, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom, Facebook Live and YouTube. The event will feature a premiere performance recorded from the stage of the Hostos Main Theater followed by a Live Conversation. The evening is hosted by Michael Ambrosino, producer and host of Currents, Dialectics & Dialogs at 33third.org
FREE ONLINE EVENT ON ZOOM, FACEBOOK & YOUTUBE
Friday, May 28, 7:30 p.m. (New York Time)
View on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96171809057
View on Facebook: facebook.com/HostosCenterfortheArtsCulture
View on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/HostosCenter
Zaccai Curtis is a pianist and composer advancing African – Caribbean – New Orleans music norms in rapid motion. The Zaccai Curtis Afro-Cuban Jazz Quartet expands upon the CUBOP era, mixing new compositions and classics from Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Dorham to Machito. Through exploration, this ensemble brings forth a new sound to classic Afro-Cuban jazz concepts with their own arrangements – taking the music to uncharted landscapes. Zaccai Curtis is a Winner of the 2017 Chamber Music America’s “New Jazz Works.” Zaccai Curtis Afro-Cuban Jazz Quartet features: bassist Luques Curtis, timbale player Willie Martínez; along with, conga players Camilo Molina and Reinaldo De Jesús.