9:15 PM - Elio Villafranca: Project Cinque at The Nash

Lorene Ely uploaded this event on February 10, 2020

Where

The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ
Map
(602) 795-0464

When

Sat, February 29, 2020
9:15 pm

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Two shows: 7:00 & 9:15 pm; Elio Villafranca-piano, Peter Slavov-bass, Lewis Nash-drums, Greg Tardy-tenor sax/clarinet, Freddie Hendrix-trumpet, Todd Marcus-bass clarinet, Vincent Herring-alto sax/flute, James Burton-trombone, Arturo Sable-percussion, Maria (Mara) Eugenia Rivera-dancer. The Cinque double album is a five movement suite inspired by the story of Joseph Cinque, who in 1839 led a successful revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, days after being sold and transported to a sugar plantation in Cuba. Elio’s most ambitious project today, showcases the cultural diversity of the five Caribbean islands of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, The Dominican Republic, and Jamaica; while simultaneously high- lighting the Congolese musical heritage woven into the fabric of each of these diverse nations, and yet unified via the forced migration of Africans to the Americas...

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