Repertory Theater – Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 7:30 PM
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Featuring ANDREA BRACHFELD and BILL O’CONNELL & the debut of THE BILL O’CONNELL AFRO-CARIBBEAN ENSEMBLE (ACE) featuring Bill O’Connell, piano, Andrea Brachfeld, flute, Craig Handy, alto saxophone, Ralph Bowen, tenor saxophone, Gary Smulyan, baritone saxophone , Alex Sipiagin, trumpet, Adam Machaskee, trombone, Lincoln Goines, bass, Robby Ameen, drums and Román Díaz, congas & percussion
An exciting double bill with members of Dave Valentin’s Quartet led by his former music director, pianist Bill O’Connell. Also, flute virtuoso Andrea Brachfeld perform favorites from the late “Pied Piper of the Bronx.” After intermission, the group expands to a tenant with some of New York’s top Latin jazz artists, to premiere Bill’s newest compositions just before recording.