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Arturo O’Farrill

May 1, 2019, 7:30 pm
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| Ferring Jazz Bistro | $30

Multiple Grammy award winning pianist, composer, and educator, Arturo O’Farrill was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. O’Farrill received his formal musical education at the Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory, and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. As his professional career began to expand, he was the pianist with the Carla Bley Big Band from 1979 through 1983. He then went on to develop as a solo performer with a wide spectrum of artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, The Fort Apache Band, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte.

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