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Latin All-Star tribute to Hilton Ruiz, 10/5 YerbaBuena


Latin Jazz All-Star Tribute to Hilton Ruiz +
the Jesus Díaz Latin Jazz Ensemble





Date: October 5, 2008

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Esplanade

Description:




Jazz pianist and composer Hilton Ruíz, regarded as one of the most versatile musicians in jazz, died unexpectedly in New Orleans in 2006 while working on a Hurricane Katrina benefit recording. Our stage will be graced by Ray Vega (horns), Steve Turré (horns), Dave Valentín (flute), Arturo O'Farrill (piano), Yunior Terry (bass), Phoenix Rivera, (drums), Pete Escovedo (timbales), and Chembo Corniel (percussion).