Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts presents Pedro Giraudo Jazz Orchestra in a free concert July 27

Posted on July 26, 2011

JAZZ WEDNESDAYS
HARBOR CONSERVATORY FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
1 East 104th Street NY, NY

WEDNESDAY JULY 27th, 7:30 pm Room B21

featuring

PEDRO GIRAUDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA

El Barrio/East Harlem, New York – The Jazz Department of Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts, of Boys & Girls Harbor is pleased to present Jazz Wednesdays a FREE series of three intimate Guest Artist events showcasing some of the most dynamic musicians currently on the Jazz scene. The series exemplifies the broad world vision of Jazz that informs the Harbor Conservatory’s Jazz Program under the direction of pianist, composer,bandleader Gustavo Casenave. All events will be presented in Music Studio B21, in the lower level of the Heckscher Building located on Fifth avenue in Manhattan between 104th Street and Fifth avenue. Seating is limited and there are no reservations. Support for the Conservatory’s GUEST ARTIST Series is made possible with public support from the Music Program of the New York State Council on the Arts.

ABOUT THIS WEEK’S ARTIST:  PEDRO GIRAUDO JAZZ ORCHESTRA

The amazing and acclaimed composer and bassist Pedro Giraudo, presents his band, which boasts some of New York’s finest jazz musicians, and has performed regularly in the most prestigious jazz clubs in the New York City area, including the Jazz Standard, Birdland, The Jazz Gallery, Blue Note, Joe’s Pub, as well as abroad.

John Murph of Downbeat described Giraudo’s music as “an opulent listening experience of modern, orchestral jazz, brimming with passionate improvisations, deliberate contrapuntal melodies and plush harmonies.”

Chip Boaz of Latin Jazz Corner offered this analysis: “The rich eloquence of Giraudo’s gorgeous artistic expression flows through the music with an undeniable grace.”

For more info: gcasenave@theharbor.org, or 212/427-2244 ext.572.

Gustavo Casenave
Director of the Jazz Department
Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts
1 East 104th Street, 5th floor. Room #572
New York, NY 10029

 

 

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