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Dafnis Prieto Si o Si Quartet 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Live Music: Jazz & Blues
$30/$25 members/$18 students 18 and under  
Dates and Times:
July 12, 8:00PM-10:00PM

Original jazz compositions by Dafnis Prieto with Cuban jazz roots
Dafnis Prieto, drums, Roman Filiu, alto saxophone, Manuel Valera, piano, Johannes Weidenmueller, bass

Dafnis Prieto’s arrival in the U.S. has been compared by to that of an asteroid hitting New York. Within a short period of time Prieto’s revolutionary drumming techniques had a powerful impact on the Latin and jazz music scene, locally and internationally. He is a recipient of various awards, including the 2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award and Up and Coming Musician of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2006. Prieto was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2007 Latin Grammy Awards. The album Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album that year.

“…masterful drumming and willingness to take risks as a composer. There’s great stylistic diversity and emotional range with room for playfulness.” – Lissette Corsa, Jazziz

“Turn up the volume on Si o Si’s work and discover what happens when judiciousness and exhilaration make a deep connection.” ****stars – Jim Macnie, Downbeat
Venue Information
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century  
2980 Route 66, one mile north of the village of Chatham, NY  
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(518) 392-6121
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