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“Alma Vacia” – Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

This is “Alma Vacia” composed and arranged by Miguel Blanco, virtually performed by Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.

The soloists are Jasper Dutz (clarinet), Earl McIntyre (bass trombone) and Bryan Davis (trumpet).

This performance is excerpted from the November 8, 2020 edition of Virtual Birdland. You can watch the full show at: https://youtu.be/f8ssaW8msTQ

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The Musicians:
Arturo O’Farrill – Piano & Musical Director; 
Alejandro Aviles, Adison Evans, Ivan Renta, Jasper Dutz, Larry Bustamante; 
Seneca Black, Walter Cano, Bryan Davis, Rachel Therrien;
Rafi Malkiel, Mariel Bildsten, Abdulrahman Amer, Earl McIntyre
Vince Cherico – drums
Bam Bam Rodriguez – bass
Carlos “Carly” Maldonado – percussion
Keisel Jimenez – congas

Sound Mixing: Peter Karl
Video Editing: Astrid Asmundsson

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