Hilario Durán Big Band with special guest Paquito D’Rivera

Grammy Award-winning sax master Paquito D’Rivera joined internationally renowned pianist and arranger Hilario Durán with his big band of 20 stellar Latin jazz artists. The concert took place on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at the magnificent Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, in Toronto, Canada. Hilario Durán is one of the world’s most innovative creators of Afro-Cuban music and he’s at the forefront of Latin jazz. On Saturday night he didn’t dissapoint his audience. It was an electrifying show captured on images through the lens of Atael Weissman.

Photos by Atael Weissman

Atael Weissman
Atael Weissman
Atael Weissman’s main occupation is as an engineering consultant. Born, raised and educated in one of the former Soviet Union republics, which is now Latvia. He lived in Israel and now in Canada, for the last 28 years. Photography and jazz music have been his main hobbies for many years -perfect combination.

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