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Emilio Solla Tango Jazz Orchestra

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Latin Grammy winner and multi-Grammy nominee Emilio Sola & his orchestra on February 27th at 5:30pm!

Emilio Solla is a Latin Grammy winner and multi-Grammy nominee, Argentine-born and New York-based pianist and composer. Today, with eleven CDs as bandleader and more than forty as arranger/producer, he is regarded by peers and critics as one of the most outstanding and unique composers in the Tango-Jazz field, a musical language which blends Argentine tango and folk with jazz and other contemporary music styles. He has performed all around Europe, Japan, the US and Latin America to rave reviews in many of the most important jazz houses and festivals, such as Bim Huis, Lincoln Center, Marciac, Blue Note, Fasching and more.

Solla moved to New York in 2006, and since then he has composed for, recorded and toured with Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo O’Farrill, Edmar Castañeda, Cristina Pato and many others jazz and classical music greats, besides performing regularly with his different projects at the Jazz Standard, Jazz at Lincoln Center and Birdland. Former members of his bands include jazz stars Donny Mc Caslin, Omer Avital, Jorge Rossy, Jeff Ballard and more.

He continues to tour Europe and the US while working as a free-lance arranger and pianist in different projects in NY.is album was included in the Best of 2010 list by Downbeat Magazine. Since November In 2018, he started composing for a new project, the Tango Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band, taking his blend of Latin American sounds and jazz to a whole new level of accomplishment. This orchestra released its first album, “Puertos” on August 28, 2019. This album won the Latin Grammy 2020 for Best Jazz Album and one of Solla’s compositions, La Novena, was awarded a Grammy Nomination in 2019 as Best Instrumental Arrangement.

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Date:
February 27
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Birdland Jazz Club
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Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th St., New York, NY 10036
New York, NY 10036 US
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