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Presenting the Sounds of Sandoval

The Annenberg Foundation is proud to join forces with our friends at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy to present Sounds of Sandoval – an incredible two-day jazz festival, featuring 10-time Grammy Award winning music icon, Arturo Sandoval. Don’t miss master classes, salsa dancing, live music, Q+A’s, and a performance with Sandoval and young artists from the inspiring Arturo Sandoval Institute.

Taking place at the newly constructed Rhimes Performing Arts Center, this festival celebrates the work of Arturo Sandoval – a 10-time Grammy Award winner and protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie. Sandoval is widely regarded as one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet as well as an accomplished classical musician. His greatest desire is to share his gift with others who feel the same adoration for music, building community wherever he plays. This makes for a perfect pairing with Debbie Allen, who has touched the world with her versatile talents as an entertainer.

Schedule

September 17: Master Class

A lecture-demo format where aspiring jazz artists from local collegiate and conservatory programs receive real-time instruction and feedback from Arturo Sandoval. Musicians, students, faculty and community members will gain professional insights during this master class.

September 17: Salsa Class

Extend your festival experience with live salsa classes led by international choreographer and dance entertainer Debbie Allen. Come with friends to share in the community spirit of the universal language of dance. 

September 17: Arturo Sandoval In Concert

An up close and personal performance by one of the most dynamic jazz musicians around the world – Arturo Sandoval. With virtuoso technique and a passion for connecting people through his craft, Sandoval delivers on his reputation as one of the most multifaceted and renowned musicians of our time. Guests can purchase either stadium-style or 4-top cabaret table seating.

September 18: Salsa Class

Extend your festival experience with live salsa classes led by international choreographer and dance entertainer Debbie Allen. Come with friends to share in the community spirit of the universal language of dance. 

September 18: Young Artists Concert & Talkback

Sandoval performs with artists from the Arturo Sandoval Institute, an organization committed to providing access to and advancing music education for all regardless of socio-economic circumstance. Audience members will enjoy an inspiring performance followed by a Q+A session. Perfect for pre-professional jazz artists, conservatory and collegiate students, teachers, faculty and jazz enthusiasts.

Learn more about the festival and register today →

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