• Latin American Music and Artists at Carnegie Hall: From the Carnegie Hall Archives

    Archives and Rose Museum Director Gino Francesconi reveals some of the key events from Carnegie Hall's history which featured Latin American artists and music.

    Included are the iconic 1947 concert when Cuban percussionist Chano Pozo joined Dizzy Gillespie for "Cubano Be, Cubano Bop" and the birth of Afro-Cuban jazz, 1962's historic concert that introduced bossa nova to American audiences, and the surprise appearance of Chucho Valdés and Irakere during the 1978 Newport Jazz Festival at the Hall.


     


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    Carnegie Hall History
    Voices of Latin America
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