Ilan Stavans and Paquito Dâ€™Rivera on Jazz and Don QuixoteClasses, Workshops & Lectures
Miami Book Fair Presents Ilan Stavans and Paquito D’Rivera on Jazz and Don Quixote for a thought-provoking discussion about the lasting power of classics in music and literature. Ilan Stavans is an essayist, cultural commentator and teacher known for his insights regarding language and culture. Stavans’ latest book Quixote: The Novel and the World is a groundbreaking cultural history of the most frequently translated and most imitated novel in history. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Don Quixote of La Mancha. Jazz legend, Paquito D’Rivera, winner of 14 Grammy Awards, is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievement as a classical composer. Letters to Yeyito: Lessons from a Life in Music is a fascinating tour of D’Rivera six-decade-long journey in the arts and a useful guidebook for aspiring artists. Sponsored by WDNA 88.9 FM, the event is in English with translation in Spanish. Free.