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Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra 10th Anniversary to Include Guest Stars

Randy Weston, Dafnis Prieto, Donald Harrison and others will appear at NYC gig

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

The Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, directed by Arturo O’Farrill, has announced that pianist Randy Weston has been added as an honoree and performer to the lineup of Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s 10th anniversary benefit performance at New York’s Symphony Space. Eddie Palmieri, previously announced as an honoree at the benefit, will no longer be making an appearance.

Titled “The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Turns 10,” the program will showcase the ensemble performing a wide range of repertoire, spanning from their earliest Jazz at Lincoln Center beginnings to their latest commissions, including works by Miguel Zenón, Dafnis Prieto, Vijay Iyer, O’Farrill and many others. Additionally, a special world premiere will celebrate the commitment the Orchestra has made toward progressing this vital art form.

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