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Danzón: Luna Negra Dance Theater, Turtle Island Quartet and Paquito D'Rivera
Presented by Strathmore
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 8:00 PM
Music Center at Strathmore

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Hot, hot, hot! The towering talents of Cuban composer/saxophonist Paquito D’Rivera, the always entertaining jazz/classical innovators of the Turtle Island Quartet, and the sensual, sizzling Luna Negra Dance Theater ignite in beguiling new work inspired by the national dance of Cuba, the danzón.

NOTE: The runtime is approximately two hours with three acts and two 20-minute Intermissions

The creation of Danzón, was made possible by generous support from the DeBartolo
Performing Arts Center of the University of Notre Dame and Strathmore.

LISTEN & LEARN: Free post-concert disussion with members of Turtle Island Quartet and Luna Negra Dance Theater, lead by Strathmore President & CEO Eliot Pfanstiehl.


Audio File: Paquito D’Rivera, "Who’s Smoking" - Listen Now!
Audio File: Paquito D’Rivera, "Tico Tico" - Listen Now!
Audio File: Paquito D’Rivera, "Portraits of Cuba" - Listen Now!
Audio File: Paquito D’Rivera, "Echale Salsita" - Listen Now!
Audio File: Paquito D’Rivera, "Mambo A La Kenton" - Listen Now!
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