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Posted on: February 23, 2019
[ARCHIVED] "West Side/Latin Side: Kenton & Bernstein on Fire"
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“WEST SIDE/LATIN SIDE: KENTON AND BERNSTEIN ON FIRE” presented by THE HEART OF CAROLINA JAZZ ORCHESTRA
The Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra, directed by Gregg Gelb, recipient of the 2018 Raleigh Arts Commission Medal of Arts, highlights the music of two American giants -- Stan Kenton and Leonard Bernstein -- and the influences and use of Latin-based rhythms in their work.This concert features Ramon Ortiz and Pako Santiago, two outstanding Latin percussionists and Stephen Anderson, founding member of the Dominican Jazz Project who promise to keep the fire going.