FIRST FRIDAYS! CARNEGIE HALL NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERTS FEATURING CARLOS HENRÄ°QUEZ AND THE BRONX PYRAMID SEXTET
Friday, November 4, 6:00pm to 10:00pm; Concert begins 7:30pm
First Fridays

Carnegie Hall comes to the Bronx! Join us for a special performance by Bronx-born Latin jazz musician Carlos Henríquez and the Bronx Pyramid Sextet.
 

Free tours of the galleries from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Kids activity table from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Concert begins at 7:30pm


Free admission and cash bar

Location: Lower Gallery

 

Led by his mentor Wynton Marsalis, bassist Carlos Henríquez has laid down propulsive grooves for ensembles that include the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Henríquez pays tribute to his South Bronx roots with The Bronx Pyramid Sextet, which plays a sizzling blend of modern jazz and funky Latin rhythms. With a band that features the hottest players on the Latin jazz scene, Henríquez showcases why his “woody, rich sound” (JazzTimes) has made him a favorite of such legends as Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, and Celia Cruz.

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Carlos Henriquez by Lawrence Sumulong

Lead support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation. Public support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal. Public Programs at The Bronx Museum of the Arts are made possible by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation.

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