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Marlon Simon at the Painted Bride Art Center on December 1, 2007

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The Painted Bride Art Center host will the Philadelphia premiere of Marlon Simon's new work “Passing By" performed by an incredible 13 member ensemble. Moving beyond standard Latin jazz formats, Marlon blends Afro-Cuban drumming and Afro-Venezuelan traditions with his Nagual Spirits sextet augmented by a bata section and a string quartet. Once a sideman to such jazz luminaries as Jerry Gonzales, Chucho Valdez, and Bobby Watson, Marlon Simon is now an internationally known jazz percussionist, composer and educator.

Painted Bride Art Center
December 1, 2007
Sets @ 7 & 9 pm
230 Vine Street
Philadelphia PA, 19106
(215) 925-9914
www.paintedbride.org

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