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Peruvian Artists Gabriel Alegria and Un Rezo to present Clinic and Concert in Seattle WA

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Clinic:
Developments in Afro-Peruvian Jazz Music
Saturday, Jan 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Our House Jazz, 4120 Woodland Park Avenue North.

This workshop, the same one given at the International Association of Jazz Educators on Jan 6, will unlock some of the secrets of the Afro-Peruvian jazz sound including live and recorded musical examples. Instruments, recorded and written materials will be available for participants. All levels of musicians or listeners are welcome.
Clinicians: Gabriel Alegria and Hugo Alcazar. $20.00.
Reservations: Barbara at 206-634-1179 or [email protected]

Concert:
Saturday, Jan 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Our House Jazz, 4120 Woodland Park Avenue North

Gabriel Alegria and the Un Rezo Jazz Sextet. Complete with cajons, quijadas and zapateo dancing, Un Rezo, featuring master percussionist Hugo Alcazar, has placed Afro-Peruvian rhythmic concepts and the legacy of African-influenced music from coastal Peru solidly into mainstream jazz language for the first time. The importance of this has been compared to the Brazilian and Cuban musical influences which changed jazz music in the 20th century.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
By donation.

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