Brooklyn Arts Exchange – 2015 BAX Spring Online Auction
Auction Ends: Apr 14, 2015 10:00 PM EDT


Two (2) Tickets to Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (Symphony Space, NYC)

Item Number
Estimated Value
$100 USD
Opening Bid
$33 USD

Item Description

You are bidding on Two (2) Tickets to see multiple GRAMMY Award winners Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (ALJO) close out their Symphony Space season on Saturday May 2, 2015. Winner of this item will also receive an autographed copy of their Grammy award winning CD "The Offense of the Drum."

The  May 2nd concert includes a live presentation of the works featured on their latest album Cuba: The Conversation Continued, recorded in December, 2014 at the Adala Studios in Havana, during the historic announcement of change in the status of US and Cuban relations. The album starts from the presence that Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo are still exchanging Afro Cuban drumbeats and trumpet riffs in heaven. Cuba: The Conversation Continued features O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra teaming up with today's premier Cuba-based composers and notable American artists as they collectively pick up the legacy of Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo's groundbreaking work in the '40s.


Item Special Note

Tickets valid for Saturday, May 2nd at 8pm at Symphony Space located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990.

Shipping costs will apply for the CD if not picked up from the BAX Building.


Donated By:

Jane Holzka