Arturo O’Farrill is a Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and educator. Son of the late Cuban bandleader and jazz legend Chico O’Farrill, Arturo was educated at the Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. He played piano in Carla Bley’s Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Belafonte and others. In 2002, he established the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and In 2014 won the Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album. O’ Farrill is internationally recognized as a leading music educator who has conducted workshops and seminars for thousands of students and musicians throughout the world to promote interest and appreciation for the unique music genre of Latin Jazz.
Centerstage, Queen Kaahumanu Center Kahului Sunday, July 3rd 1-5 PM Featuring The Gene Argel Quartet with Special guest vocalist Sheryl Renee ; Chop Suey Jazz Band
For more information
www.jazzmaui.com; www.aecg.org Call 808-283-3576 Sponsored by: Hawaii Tourism Authority: County of Maui: Lahaina Sunrise Rotary; Sheryl Renee Productions: Designs by Shirley; Tradewinds Production Group; Queen Kaahumanu Center: Arts Education for Children Group Fireworks begin at 8pm. Jazz Maui 2016 is presented by Arts Education for Children Group (AECG), a 501(c) nonprofit organization established in 1996 to provide opportunities for artistic and cultural enrichment, AECG has presented free music at Lahaina’s Fourth of July celebration for more than 15 years.