Rubén Blades & Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis -"Una Noche Con Ruben Blades"| CD, Autographed CD
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Late in 2014, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis welcomed a very special guest to their Manhattan stage: nine-timeGRAMMY winning singer, songwriter, actor, and activist Rubén Blades. For one very special nightmusic-directed by the JLCOs bassist and emerging master in the Latin jazz idiom DownBeat Carlos Henriquez the worlds of salsa and swing collided. Backed by one of the worlds leading big bands, Blades took the audience on a tour through his greatest hits. In their write-up of the show, the New York Times said Mr. Henriquezs arrangements delivered consistently Radically beautiful. beautiful.”
Now, Una Noche con Rubén Blades captures this historic concert in CD and digital formats. The album finds the Maestro singing some of his own beloved compositions, including Pedro Navaja, Patria, and El Cantante, as well as swinging through standards like Too Close for Comfort and Begin the Beguine, all while backed by the Downbeat Readers Poll Big Band of the Year 2013, 14. & amp; 15. Pick up this kaleidoscopic, momentous collaboration between two of our most soulful musicians this October 19th.s October 19th.