Festival Miami – Gonzalo RubalcabaConcerts & Performances
Gonzalo Rubalcaba—With Frost Concert Jazz Band; Afro Blue Meets Cu-Bop and Post-Bop. Cuban-born pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Bulgarian-born percussionist Svet Stoyanov and American-born trumpeter John Daversa met at UM Frost as new faculty. In this energizing program with the Frost Concert Jazz Band they celebrate the multicultural vibrancy of their new musical home inspired in part by “Afro Blue” by Mongo Santamaría and “Manteca” by Dizzy Gillespie. Rubalcaba also performs highlights from his illustrious career with new arrangements by Daversa and others.Tickets start at $20.