Fri, Feb 23|
CHANO DOMINGUEZ / The Flamenco Jazz Man
The Flamenco Jazz Maestro, seamlessly blending traditions to captivate global audiences. Collaborating with icons like Paco de Lucía and Herbie Hancock, Chano pushes boundaries with innovative flair. Experience his timeless artistry, enriching the musical landscape with boundless creativity.
Time & Location
Feb 23, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst NY 11373
About the event
CHANO DOMINGUEZ / The Flamenco Jazz Man
Presented by Terraza 7
Date: Friday, January 23rd, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
$25 Cover charge Mezzanine.
$10 Cover charge First Floor
- Chano Dominguez / Piano
- Alexis Cuadrado / Bass
- Zack O'farrill / Drums
About Chano Dominguez: Chano Domínguez stands as an illustrious figure in the realm of jazz, acclaimed for his masterful fusion of jazz and flamenco. With a career spanning over four decades, he has enraptured audiences worldwide, drawing admiration from fellow musicians across both genres. His music seamlessly melds the rich traditions of jazz and flamenco, elevating him to the forefront of this captivating genre.
Throughout his journey, Chano has collaborated with luminaries such as Paco de Lucía, Wynton Marsalis, and Herbie Hancock, showcasing his unparalleled interpretive prowess. His innovative approach has left an indelible mark on the history of flamenco-jazz, shaping its evolution with his distinct voice and style.
Chano's compositions have found resonance with prestigious orchestras and ensembles, including the esteemed Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and the WDR Cologne Big Band. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he garnered his fourth Grammy nomination in 2016, securing a Latin Grammy for his multifaceted album "Bendito," where his roles as producer, composer, and pianist converged alongside flamenco luminary Blas Cordoba.
Beyond his musical feats, Chano is a seasoned educator, imparting his wisdom through master classes and workshops at renowned institutions like the Juilliard School and the University of Washington. Currently calling Barcelona home, Chano's influence extends far beyond his performances, leaving an indelible imprint on aspiring musicians worldwide.
His recent endeavors include the collaborative masterpiece "Standards" (2021), where he, alongside Antonio Lizana, Manel Fortiá, and Marc Miralta, infuses American classics with a captivating jazz-flamenco flair. Additionally, his collaborative efforts with Hamilton de Holanda and Rubem Dantas culminated in the vibrant album "Chabem" (2021), further showcasing his versatility and creative spirit. Noteworthy among his collaborations is the homage-paying album "A Bola de Nieve" (2019), featuring Spanish songstress Martirio, honoring the legacy of Cuban musician Bola de Nieve.
Chano Domínguez's discography is a testament to his artistry, including the intimate live piano solo album "Lo Otro" (2020), recorded in Madrid, and the evocative live album "The Immigrant Journey" (2019), captured at the Fazioli room in Italy.
Embark on a journey through the timeless artistry of Chano Domínguez as he continues to push the boundaries of jazz and flamenco, enriching the musical landscape with his unparalleled talent and boundless creativity.
About Alexis Cuadrado:
Barcelona-born, Brooklyn-based Alexis Cuadrado is a multifaceted artist, acclaimed composer, producer, bandleader, bassist, and educator. NPR music lauds his compositions, stating, "Listen to Cuadrado’s compositions and you’ll find every reason to take him seriously," while NY magazine highlights his intricate and sharply defined compositions.
Cuadrado's eclectic work traverses jazz, world, flamenco, and new music, delving into the intersection of Hispanic and American cultures while addressing social issues. His recent projects encompass a dynamic exploration of cross-disciplinary works, spanning poetry, film, radio-podcasts, dance, and design.
At the helm of his ensemble, the Alexis Cuadrado Group, he has crafted commissioned pieces, including live short film scores for pioneering works by female filmmakers such as Alice Guy-Blaché. Notable collaborations include Poètica (2014) with poets Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Melcion Mateu and A Lorca Soundscape (2011) featuring Claudia Acuña and Miguel Zenón, adapting the poetry of Federico García Lorca.
Cuadrado's extensive discography as a leader/composer comprises six albums, including Poetica (2016) and Noneto Ibérico (2011), garnering widespread acclaim. As a bassist, he has graced prestigious venues worldwide and collaborated with Grammy Award winners like Angélique Kidjo and Dianne Reeves.
Educationally, Cuadrado holds a Master's Degree in Jazz Performance and Composition from the Aaron Copland School of Music-Queens College in New York and serves as a faculty member at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. He resides in Brooklyn with his wife and twin children, continuing to push artistic boundaries while inspiring students globally.
About Zack O'farrill:
Zack O’Farrill, a dynamic multi-racial, multi-cultural, and multi-musical artist, challenges the barriers that divide us through his eclectic musical journey. Raised in a household steeped in music, with classical pianist Alison Deane and jazz legend Arturo O’Farrill as parents, Zack and his brother Adam were immersed in a rich tapestry of sounds. Their influences spanned from Afro-Cuban big band jazz to the avant-garde stylings of Carla Bley, and everything in between, shaping Zack's belief in music without boundaries.
A versatile performer, Zack has collaborated with artists across generations and genres. He's been a stalwart presence alongside his father and brother in various musical settings, notably with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Zack's rhythmic prowess was foundational in the Fred Ho-founded Eco-Music Big Band and the Libertè Big Band. He's shared stages with esteemed musicians like pianist Albert Marquès, saxophonists Livio Almeida and Roy Nathanson, and guitarist Jessica Ackerley.
Zack's musical journey is enriched by his studies with luminaries such as Dave Meade, John Riley, and his father, Arturo O’Farrill. Despite his reluctance to embrace academia, he holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from CUNY Macaulay Honors College and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Jazz Percussion from Manhattan School of Music. Zack's commitment to education extends to his role as director of the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats youth big band, providing free instruction to talented high school students.
As a composer, Zack's works have graced recordings by the Marquès Stinson O’Farrill Trio and the Eco-Music Big Band. His composition, "There’s a Statue of José Martí in Central Park," is a poignant highlight on the Grammy-winning album "Cuba: The Conversation Continues" by the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra.
Currently leading his own quartet, Zack embarks on a journey to showcase his original compositions, with plans underway for his debut album as a bandleader. Whether on stage, in the classroom, or composing, Zack O’Farrill continues to break down barriers and inspire through the universal language of music.
- Ticket type
Gain privileged access to the concert at Terraza7's Mezzanine, where you'll enjoy the intimacy of a private space with seating. Immerse yourself in the melodies and rhythms, all while being in close proximity to the talented musicians.PriceFrom $10.00 to $25.00
- Mezzanine Seating$25.00
+$0.63 service fee+$0.63 service fee
- First Floor$10.00
+$0.25 service fee+$0.25 service fee