FREE Public Latin Jazz Concert, June 15, 7pm, Cleveland Museum of Art — the big finale to the week-long Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Camp at Case Western Reserve University (June 10-15).
14th Annual Roberto Ocasio Foundation Latin Jazz Concert presented by KeyBank Foundation Friday, June 15, 7pm, at Cleveland Museum of Art (Gartner Auditorium). Jazz and Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Puerto Rican rhythms take the stage for a High Energy, Fun-Filled Show for All Ages — Family Friendly!!!
FREE and open to the public, open seating–first come first served. 7x Grammy Nominee Bobby Sanabria, Director, and Special Guest Artist, Eddie Montalvo, 2x Grammy Winner, Legendary Fania All Star…performing with the Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Camp Big Band (Camp student, faculty, alumni).
Bobby Sanabria, Artistic Director/Artist-In-Residence
7x Grammy-nominated Master drummer/percussionist, composer/arranger, director, professor, producer, and recording artist. A leader in the Afro-Cuban and jazz fields, recognized as one of the world\’s foremost performers, educators, and articulate scholars of the genre. He has collaborated, performed and recorded with a veritable Who\’s Who in the world of jazz and Latin music, including legendary figures Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Paquito D’Rivera, Ray Barretto, Candido, Mongo Santamaria, Chico O’Farrill, Larry Harlow, and the Father of Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mario Bauza’ (as his drummer for ten years)…bobbysanabria.com
Eddie Montalvo, Special Guest Artist
2x Grammy Winner, Legendary Fania All Star, Most Recorded Conguero in Salsa. As one of the most sought-after conga players, Eddie performs worldwide sold-out concert tours and clinics sharing his limitless knowledge of the music–performances and recordings with world-renowned artists in more than 200 productions include: Fania All Stars, Celia Cruz, Hector Lavoe, Cheo Feliciano, Johnny Pacheco, Willie Colon, Ruben Blades, Seis del Solar Tour of the Americas, Sting (Amnesty Intl Santiago Chile), Paul Simon (“The Capeman\” Broadway soundtrack), supporting role \”El Cantante\” film and many more.