Danilo Pérez

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Saturday / September 24, 2011 / 8:00 p.m.
Scullers Jazz Club
400 Soldiers Field Road
United States
Danilo Pérez

Grammy Award–winner Danilo Pérez is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. In just over a decade, his distinctive blend of Pan-American jazz (covering the music of the Americas, folkloric and world music) has attracted critical acclaim and loyal audiences. Pérez's abundant talents and joyous enthusiasm make his concerts both memorable and inspiring.

Whether leading his own ensembles or touring with renowned jazz masters (Wayne Shorter, Roy Haynes, Steve Lacy), Pérez is making a decidedly fresh imprint on contemporary music, guided, as always, by his love for jazz. Currently he serves as artistic director of the Panama Jazz Festival, artistic advisor of the innovative Mellon Jazz Up Close series at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

Pérez will be playing two shows, one at 8:00 p.m. and one at 10:00 p.m.

Show, $25; dinner and show, $67