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The Musical Journey Of Jane Bunnett
Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jane Bunnett is the acclaimed and award-winning musician known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba have been ground-breaking. In 2013 she formed Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, creating something new and phenomenal in the world of jazz by forming her all-female band of young brilliant Cuban musicians. Adept at all forms of Cuban music, jazz and classical as well as dance and pop music – Jane Bunnett and Maqueque is one of the top groups on the jazz scene. Jane’s 2019 album with Maqueque On Firm Ground/Tierra Firme, incorporates ideas from the Jazz world and the vast well of Cuban music, receiving glowing reviews including by the prestigious Downbeat magazine.
Join Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture as they talk with Jane about her musical journey with special appearances by Pedrito Martínez, Hilario Durán, Yissy García of Maqueque, and Nat Chediak. Hosted by Michael Ambrosino, producer, programmer, and host of Currents, Dialectics & Dialogs at 33third.org