The Ignacio Berroa Trio at Bailey Hall Saturday
Saturday, 05/19/2018 – 07:30 pm – 10:30 pm
3501 Davie Road,
Davie, Florida 33314
South Florida JAZZ and Bailey Hall present an evening of video and music beginning at 7:30 PM Saturday, May 19. The great Ignacio Berroa will show a video, “Afro-Cuban Jazz and Beyond,” followed by his trio performing a set from his latest recording, “Straight Ahead from Havana.” Tickets are $35-40-45 at baileyhall.org or (954) 201-6884. Bailey Hall is located on the Broward College campus at 3501 SW Davie Road in Davie, Florida.
One of the greatest drummers of our times, Ignacio Berroa was included in the Blue Note Records 2011 mp3 compilation entitled “Jazz Drumming Legends” which features some of the most renowned drummers in Jazz history.
In 1982, Dizzy Gillespie invited Ignacio to join his quartet. Ignacio was the drummer in all the important bands Gillespie assembled until his death in 1993.
He has performed and recorded with legendary musicians such as: McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, Lou Donaldson, Jackie McLean, Phil Woods, Wynton Marsalis, Charlie Haden, Ron Carter, Jaco Pastorius, Mario Bauzá, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Tito Puente, to name a few.
His latest video/teaching presentation, to be shown tonight, is “Afro Cuban Jazz & Beyond,” an overview of the development of Afro – Cuban and Cuban music, since the arrival of the slaves in Cuba, its influence on Jazz and Jazz’ influence on Cuban music.
Ignacio Berroa – drums
Martin Bejerano – piano
Josh Allen – double bass
This performance is underwritten in part by a generous donation
From Michele and Richard Cabrera
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