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Michel Camilo Shines on New Album LIVE IN LONDON


NEW YORK, NYOctober 6, 2017 – GRAMMY, EMMY, and three-time LATIN GRAMMY Award winner Michel Camilo will release LIVE IN LONDON, a “live” solo piano album, set for November 16, 2017, on his record label, Redondo Music.

Produced by Camilo and recorded live at The Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre in June 2015 and presented by Completely Concerts, LIVE IN LONDON is a seven-track offering that spotlights Camilo’s original compositions such as, “From Within,” “Sandra’s Serenade,” and the fiery montuno-based “Island Beat,” as well as jazz classics including “The Frim Fram Sauce,” “Manteca,” and a medley of standards that includes “I Got Rhythm,” “Caravan,” and “Sing Sing Sing.”

“It is a dream come true to share my first Live solo album,” reflects Camilo. “This recording captures a truly special evening that I will always cherish. I felt my inner child vibrating at a high level and in complete harmony with the fresh flow of new ideas and emotions, as I deeply enjoyed the success of discovering and exploring the many dynamic colors and nuances of a perfect acoustic setting and sharing them with a truly fantastic listening audience.”

LIVE IN LONDON is an artistic statement that presents Camilo’s powerhouse performance and versatile pianism, equally showcasing extraordinary jazz sensibilities, exciting Latin rhythms, and proficient classical technique. The London concert received a wide range of critical acclaim from press and luminaries.

1. From Within
2. The Frim Fram Sauce
3. A Place in Time
4. Island Beat
5. Sandra’s Serenade
6. Manteca
7. I Got Rhythm/Caravan/Sing Sing Sing

Artist Website: www.michelcamilo.com

A graduate of Empire State College with a dual major in journalism and Latin American studies, Tomas Peña has spent years applying his knowledge and writing skills to the promotion of great musicians. A specialist in the crossroads between jazz and Latin music, Peña has written extensively on the subject.


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