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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque at The Jazz Standard and Flushing Town Hall

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Jane Bunnett has established an international reputation for creative integrity, improvisational daring, and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro–Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music as she’s embraced the rhythms and culture of Cuba in combination with her gifts as a flutist, saxophonist, and pia¬nist. In 2012, Bunnett created Maqueque as a project to record and mentor young Cuban female musi¬cians; over time, it became one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene. Jane Bunnett & Maqueque have played major jazz festivals like Newport and Monterey; the group was featured on NPR’s “Jazz Night in America,” and received a GRAMMY Award nomination for their newest release, Oddara (Linus Entertainment, 2016).

Jane Bunnett – Soprano saxophone & flute
Joanna Majoko – Lead vocals
Danae Olano – Piano
Tailin Marrero – Acoustic & electric bass
Yissy Garcia – Drums
Mary Paz – Percussion

JAZZ STANDARD (9/17, 9/18)
116 East 27 Street
NY, NY 10016
RESERVATIONS: 212-576-2232
http://jazzstandard. com

FLUSHING TOWN HALL (9/20)
TICKETS/INFO: (718) 463-7700 x222
FRI, SEPT 20, 8:00 PM (DANCE LESSON @ 7:00 PM)
$16/$10 Members & Students/FREE for Teens
http://flushingtownhall.org

A graduate of Empire State College with a dual major in journalism and Latin American studies, Editor-in-Chief 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. His writing appears on Latin Jazz Network; Chamber Music America magazine and numerous other publications.

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