Celebrated Trumpet Player Arturo Sandoval

November 7th, 2003 by Adam

The Silver Series for the Performing Arts at Plymouth State University will present Arturo Sandoval and his Latin Band in concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, November 16 at the Silver Cultural Arts Center.

Arturo Sandoval first came to prominence in the 1970s as a founding member of the Grammy-winning group, Irakere, whose groundbreaking mix of jazz, classical, rock and traditional Cuban music set a precedent for the artistic restlessness and diversity that have defined Sandoval’s career. The New York Times says, “[Sandoval] reaches notes and sustains riffs that seem to defy gravity.”

While in Irakere, Sandoval became a protégé of Dizzy Gillespie. The two forged a deep friendship, touring the world, and eventually collaborating in the United Nations Orchestra. Sandoval’s remarkable story, including his defection to the United States aided by Gillespie, was the subject of an HBO original film, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story. Sandoval’s original score for the movie earned an Emmy for outstanding music composition.

The PSC Faculty Jazz Ensemble opens the program.

Sandoval’s performance at Plymouth State University is sponsored in part by the N.H. Electric Co-op. Tickets are $26 – 17 at the SCAC box office, 535-ARTS. Box office hours are Monday – Friday, noon – 6 p.m. and one hour before performances. Tickets are available online at http://www.plymouth.edu/cac/.03-04season/silverser.htm/ through Tickets.com.

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