Bobby Sanabria
Bobby Sanabria

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Bobby Sanabria
Bobby Sanabria

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Bobby Sanabria
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7-Time GRAMMY Nominee

 

BOBBY SANABRIA & ASCENSION

STREAMING NOW                                                           FREE!

This concert also will air on BRIC-TV in rotation with our Alphonso Horne & The Gotham Kings concert at 7:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday through September 30, 2021: Verizon Channel 47, Spectrum Channel 1993, and Optimum Channel 951

7-time Grammy-nominee Bobby Sanabria and his Ascension Nonet will perform new arrangements of the score from West Side Story alongside classic Latin jazz standards.

 

Bobby Sanabria is a noted drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, conductor, producer, educator, documentary film maker, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent born and raised in NY’s South Bronx. He was the drummer for the acknowledged creator of Afro-Cuban jazz, Mario Bauzá, touring and recording three CD’s with him, two of which were Grammy nominated, as well as an incredible variety of artists from Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaria,  Paquito D’Rivera, Yomo The Mills Brothers, Ray Barretto, Chico O’Farrill, Francisco Aguabella, Henry Threadgill, Celia Cruz,  Pedrito Martinez, Patato, David Amram, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Jon Faddis, Bob Mintzer, Phil Wilson, Randy Brecker, Charles Tolliver, M’BOOM, Michelle Shocked, Marco Rizo, and many more.

 

Bobby Sanabria has guest conducted and performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras like the WDR Big Band, The Airmen of Note, The U.S. Jazz Ambassadors, Eau Claire University Big, and The University of Calgary Big Band, to name just a few.

This presentation is sponsored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

“Mr. Sanabria and company tear into Bernstein’s Latin-tinged numbers with gusto and salsa-jazz orchestral fireworks.”
-Wall Street Journal

“There are few drummers today who have as much energy and imagination as Bobby Sanabria.”
-LatinJazzNet