Art of Jazz | Miguel Zenón Quartet
Sunday, March 12, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm$35
9-time Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has also developed a unique voice as a composer and as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American Folkloric Music and Jazz. His projects have consistently topped the Downbeat Critic’s Poll. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Zenón has built a distinguished career as a leader. Composing and releasing twelve albums under his own name. For this Buffalo appearance, Zenón will introduce a new album that follows the groundbreaking Grammy-nominated album, Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera. The album is sure to be another Grammy nominating project with his long-tenure quartet that includes award-winning pianist extraordinaire Luis Perdomo.
Zenón will appear with his long-standing quartet members, Austrian bassist Hans Glawischnig, Venezuelan pianist Luis Perdomo and Puerto Rican drummer Henry Cole.
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About Art of Jazz at the Philharmonic
During the past 20-plus years, Art of Jazz has earned a reputation as one of the premier jazz series in North America. Join us for an exciting season focused on the art of composing in jazz. Some of the best artists, composers, and arrangers in jazz will present unique musical projects that will feature Grammy winners and nominees as well as competition winners in four riveting performances.
Tony Zambito, Producer
A program of Kleinhans Music Hall