WALK-UP TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR STARTING AT 6:30PM
The unique and popular Jazz Latino @ Galeria West monthly music series continues with a special concert event on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ. On the last Friday of each month TEATRO Si presents for you a unique jazz concert experience. You are surrounded by inspiring fine art as you enjoy the best of Latin jazz from NYC and beyond. This month spend the evening with multi- Grammy nominated pianist Hector Martignon and his Foreign Affair Trio as they bring their special sound to the cozy Galeria West Art & Music Gallery. Mr. Martignon is joined on stage by percussionist Samuel Torres and bassist Rudyck Vidal. Hector Martignon is a Colombian born pianist, composer and world-touring band leader living in New York City. He has been Nominated 5 times for a Grammy, including for his latest two CDs, "Refugee" and "Second Chance" in the Latin Jazz category. Having studied Classical piano and composition in Germany, but always exploring Jazz and the music of Latin America, Hector has collaborated with greats such as Paquito D'Rivera, Ray Barretto, Paul Simon, the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra and many others, performing, composing, producing and arranging music of all genres. He has written music for award winning films, collaborating in arranging, producing and performing the music for the Oscar nominated movie "Eat, Drink, Man,Woman", while regularly writing for TV shows and commercials. He is also an accomplished instructor, being guest lecturer at several universities in Europe, Japan and South America and a faculty member of the Kaufman Center for the Performing Arts and at the 92nd Street Y. Hector also has written an instructional book for the Hal Leonard Corp, "Salsa Piano Book". Martignon never fails to surprise, challenge and delight us. Stay tuned and get involved in this affair.
Also enjoy the current exhibition at Galeria West of fine art works by artist Magno Laracuente plus a variety of local and international fine artists. Concert tickets are priced at $20. For reservations call the Teatro Si box office at 908-301-9496. Also, walk-up tickets are available for purchase at the door on event date starting at 6:30pm at Galeria West Art & Music Gallery in downtown Westfield. We recommend enjoying a fine meal or dessert at one of several fine restaurants in downtown Westfield before or after the show. Event proceeds benefit programming efforts at TEATRO Si, a 501(c) 3 not for profit organization.