Gerson Lazo-Quiroga: Homenaje a la Tradición

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Monday / September 26, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

"Homenaje a la Tradicion" is a project led by Chilean bass player and arranger Gerson Lazo-Quiroga based on the roots of Cuban music and its influence in jazz and world music. This concert will reflect a journey from the music of world-renowned Cuban composers and figures from the early '60s to today, such as Beny Moré and Irakere. Arranged in a modern Cuban jazz style are other tunes from the American Songbook such as Victor Young, Miles Davis, and Dexter Gordon: a tribute to the roots, legacy, and life of prodigious musicians that inspired the whole world.

Watch Lazo-Quiroga perform "Camino del Oso":

Admission: 
Free