Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba Perform at The Painted Bride, October 23, 2010

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Pianist, composer, and bandleader Michele Rosewoman leads her New Yor- Uba ensemble in a performance at The Painted Bride in Philadelphia on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.

Michele Rosewoman has made her mark in the jazz world as a highly original artist, fusing Afro- Cuban influences with intelligent and modern post- bop. Throughout her varied career, Michele has performed with such jazz luminaries as Julian Priester, Oliver Lake, Reggie Workman, and with Celia Cruz, Paquito D'Rivera, and Orlando “Puntilla" Rios. As a bandleader, she has led two ensembles, New Yor- Uba and Quintessence, to tremendous critical acclaim.

Explosive melodic lines and multi-directional improvisation take you on a journey with Michele's New Yor-Uba ensemble. This ten-piece ensemble integrates brass, saxophones and a rhythm section with a folkloric core: three bata and conga drummers, traditional vocals and dance.

New Yor-Uba performs in honor of master Cuban percussionist/vocalist Orlando 'Puntilla' Rios, who was the featured ensemble member since its debut in 1983 until his passing in 2008.

The event is co-produced by Habana | Harlem (TM).

Concert Information

October 23, 2010
Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba featuring Pedro Martinez
Michele Rosewoman—piano/vocals
Pedro Martinez- bata/congas/vocals
Roman Diaz—bata/congas/vocals
Abraham Rodriguez—bata/congas/vocals
Eddie Allen—trumpet
Logan Richardson—alto/soprano saxophones
Mike Lee—tenor saxophone
Howard Johnson—baritone saxophone/tuba
Armando Gola—bass
Rafael Monteagudo—drums

Show at 8 p.m.
$25 | 20% off for Crush Card Holders

The Painted Bride
230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Call (215) 925-9914 for more information

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