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Tribute to Ray Barretto at Creole August 22 & 23

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Latin Jazz Legacy Series Presents TRIBUTE TO RAY BARRETTO Featuring: Steve Turre (Special Guest), Chembo Corniel, Vince Cherico, Boris Kozlov, Peter Brainin, John Di Martino
Friday, August 22nd & Saturday, August 23rd
Showtimes 8:00pm & 10:00pm

NEW YORK: Creole Restaurant and Music Supper Club continues to invigorate the Harlem Jazz scene with its Latin Jazz Legacy Series featuring TRIBUTE TO RAY BARRETTO Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd, Showtimes 8:00pm and 10:00pm at Creole, 2167 Third Avenue, Corner of 118th Street, NY, NY 10035. (212) 876-8838.

Featuring super-talented artists -- special guest Steve Turre (trombone), Chembo Corniel (conga) Vince Cherico (drums), Boris Kozlov (bass), Peter Brainin (saxophones), John Di Martino (piano) - paying homage to the Grammy winning Latin jazz giant Ray Barretto, often called “the godfather of Latin jazz." These accomplished musicians infuse new energy into his big sound.

Creole (www.creolenyc.com) is known for its bright management, quality food and music and for bringing Jazz, Latin Jazz and R&B back uptown. Located in the heart of East Harlem, its ambiance is reminiscent of the nostalgic era of jazz supper clubs that spawned careers of countless jazz and blues artists who went on to make history. At Creole, one is immediately comforted by warmth and hospitality, as well as international cuisine, which features dishes such as blackened spice catfish, sweet potato beignets, and 20 variations of classic gumbo. Proprietor Kevin Walters prides himself on this unique environment that marries art, music, culture, entertainment, food and a sense of community in one location.

Please join us for the hot and energetic sounds of the Latin Jazz Legacy Series at Creole featuring TRIBUTE TO RAY BARRETTO.

RESERVATIONS STRONGLY SUGGESTED. Tickets available at the door. $15.00 Music Charge. Showtimes 8:00pm & 10:00pm. For reservations call 212-876-8838.

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