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World Music Institute presents Transparent Water Trio


Featuring Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita featuring Gustavo Ovalles
Saturday, March 9, 2019, 7:30pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 W 67th St, Manhattan
Tickets: $30|$40

Presented with Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Transparent Water Trio is an exquisite new collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader Omar Sosa, known for his blending of Afro-Cuban rhythms, and award-winning Senegalese kora master, singer and Griot Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles.

Sosa and Keita are both musical adventurers with rich global heritages spanning Jazz, Latin and African influences. Transparent Water is the latest example of Omar Sosa’s transcendent determination to seek new musical combinations, a manifestation of improvisatory freedom and the joy of shared artistic expression.

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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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