With Gabriel Alegria, trumpet/flugelhorn; Laura Andrea Leguía, saxophones; Yuri Juárez, acoustic guitar; Freddy “Huevito” Lobatón, cajón; Nimrod Speaks, double bass; Shirazette Tinnin, drums
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and WBGO host Rhonda Hamilton present the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Jazz Sextet. Based out of Lima, Peru, and New York City, trumpeter Gabriel Alegria’s band features an energetic fusion of jazz harmonies and Afro-Peruvian rhythms. This band is known not only for its amazing music, but for its dedicated fans that flock from around the world to hear (and sometimes travel with) the band. Monday promises to be an exciting night for both fans and newcomers!
Live webcast and artist interview with WBGO host Rhonda Hamilton will begin at 7:15pm EST on jalc.org/live. WBGO is proud to partner once again with Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola on Monday Nights with WBGO. The series features talented new artists as well as groups from some of the area's great college jazz programs. Each performance is hosted by WBGO announcer Rhonda Hamilton.