7-Time GRAMMY Nominee
BOBBY SANABRIA & ASCENSION
STREAMING ON DEMAND JULY 22nd (See above link) FREE!
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.