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Alto Sax: Miguel Zenon; Piano: Luis Perdomo; Bass: Hans Glawischnig; Drums: Henry Cole; Alto Sax: Will Vinson, Michael Thomas; Tenor Sax: John Ellis, Samie Zarif; Baritone Sax: Chris Cheek; Trumpet: Seneca Black, Mike Rodriguez, Jonathan Finalayson, Alex Norris; Trombone: Jacob Garchik, Alan Ferber, Joe Fiedler
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Miguel Zenón and an array of supporting talent present a world premiere song cycle reflecting the myriad ways in which Puertoriqqueños define their identity. No matter the location - be it New York, New Jersey or countless places around the world - those that have emigrated from La Isla del Encanto (The Enchanted Isle) have a story to tell, and all would do well to listen.Over the past ten years, Miguel Zenón has blazed an incendiary trail across the jazz pantheon by consistently challenging the established notions of what jazz can be. His fusion of Puerto Rican “plena” music with traditional jazz has been universally praised for its bold rhythms and innovative style. There may be numerous ways to describe who we are and where we come from, but there is only one Miguel Zenón.
Theatre and Performance Studies