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Dafnis Prieto LIVE at The Jazz Standard TONIGHT!!

February 7, 2013

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Dafnis Prieto is a Cuban-American bandleader, composer, drummer and educator. He is a 2011 MacArthur Fellow. His arrival in the U.S. has been compared by to that of an asteroid hitting New York!

He has performed at many national and international music festivals as a sideman and as bandleader including various of his own project and music. Prieto is the founder of the independent record company Dafnison Music. As a composer, he has created music for dance, film, chamber ensembles, and most notably for his own bands, ranging from duets to his “Small Big Band” and including the different groups featured on his recordings as a leader: Dafnis Prieto About the Monks, Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet, Dafnis Prieto Sextet – Taking the Soul for a Walk, Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet – Live at Jazz Standard and Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio.

Tonight Dafnis will perform LIVE at Jazz Standard thru Sunday February 10. Get there!
Here’s the line-up;

Dafnis Prieto – drums
Ralph Alessi – trumpet
Roman Filiu – alto saxophone
Felipe Lamoglia – tenor & soprano saxophones
Osmany Paredes – piano
Ben Street – bass
Dafnis Prieto – drums

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