Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba to Perform at Dizzy’s Next Week

Concerts promote pianist’s new album celebrating Cuban music

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Pianist/composer/vocalist Michele Rosewoman will perform for two nights, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center. The performances are in celebration of her new double-CD release, New Yor-Uba: 30 Years-A Musical Celebration of Cuba in America. The debut album released on her own Advance Dance Disques label, the album is described in a press release as “the realization of a distinctive creative vision 30 years in the making” It was recorded with the help of a successful Kickstarter campaign and the support of her backers and co-producers Neyda Martinez and Onel Mulet of Habana Harlem, the release said.

In addition to Rosewoman, the personnel for the Dizzy’s shows will be:

Freddie Hendrix (trumpet)

Antonio Hart (soprano/alto saxophones)

Billy Harper (tenor saxophone)

Stafford Hunter (trombone)

Howard Johnson (baritone saxophone, tuba)

Michele Rosewoman (piano, vacals)

Gregg August (bass)

Adam Cruz (drums)

Roman Diaz / Abraham Rodriguez / Nicky Laboy (bata/congas/vocals)

Nina Rodriguez (vocals)

For more information, visit Michele Rosewoman.