Summer in the CityZack Auslander / Claudia Medina

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Saturday / July 15, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Georges Island
Boston Harbor Islands
United States
Zack Auslander
Claudia Medina
Image courtesy of the artist
Image courtesy of the artist
Zachary Auslander, from Miami, Florida, is currently finishing his bachelor's degree in performance. He has become a well-known jazz guitar player around campus, working on different projects. Auslander can be heard playing in various groups led by Puerto Rican cuatro player Fabiola Mendez, who recently opened for Eddie Palmieri, and as a sideman in the Beantown Jazz Orchestra.
Claudia Medina, from Lima, Peru, is a saxophone player who has played since she was 13 years old. She studied classical music at the National Conservatory of Peru and was part of the Symphonic Band of the Conservatory of Peru. She participated in the Jazz Port Townsend Workshop in 2015. She represented Peru with the Symphonic Big Band of Ricardo Palma University of Peru in Ecuador in 2008. She played in the Festival of Cultures with the Peruvian big band Libop Jazz Orchestra in 2012 and was on tour in Argentina with the Peruvian salsa singer Willy Rivera and the former vocalist of Hermanos Moreno, Pete Pagan, in 2011.