NEA Jazz Master Candido will join Bobby Sanabria & Quarteto Ache for the launch of JazzPlus. Candido is the most recorded conga drummer in the history of music and has appeared and recorded with luminary artists in virtually every field of music, from Tony Bennett to Duke Ellington, Tito Puente, and Machito. This 91 year old grandmaster is still wowing audiences.
The new series are produced by Greg Thomas and Jewel Kinch-Thomas of G&J Productions.
Ginny’s Supper Club, 310 Lenox Avenue (between 125th and 126th)
About Bobby Sanabria: Jazz drummer, educator and bandleader Bobby Sanabria has been nominated for seven Grammy Awards, with two in 2013: Best Latin Jazz Album for Multiverse and Best Instrumental Arrangement, “Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite for Ellington.” His diverse experience includes tenures with such legendary figures as Dizzy Gillespie, Henry Threadgill, Tito Puente, Paquito D’Rivera, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaría, Arturo Sandoval, Chico O'Farrill, Candido, Larry Harlow, and the Godfather of Afro-Cuban Jazz, Mario Bauzá.
About G&J Productions: G&J Productions is a full service arts events and production management partnership run by Greg Thomas and Jewel Kinch-Thomas, who together bring over 20 years of experience to their enterprise. Jewel is the former artistic and executive director of the Riverside Theatre in upper Manhattan. Greg, a multi-media journalist and producer, served as a consultant with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, and is the jazz columnist for the New York Daily News.
Tickets & Info. 212 421-3821 http://www.ginnyssupperclub.com
Media Inquiries & Interviews:
Jewel Kinch-Thomas at 917 536-6504 or firstname.lastname@example.org