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NEW BOJAIRA with guest artist Randy Brecker: Zorongo Blu, part of Flamenco Festival NY

Joe's Pub at Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. They will be joined by special guest Randy Brecker, the Grammy award-winning trumpeter and flugelhornist, Peter Brainin (sax) and Elisabet Torras (dance).

New Bojaira at ROOM 623

Room 623, 271 West 119th St., New York, NY 10026

New Bojaira, plays an original and engaging fusion, blending jazz improvisation with the excitement of flamenco rhythms, dance and singing to create a powerful combination of energy and subtlety on stage, taking audiences on a fascinating multi-cultural excursion. The fusion between Jazz and Flamenco is one of the most exciting musical and artistic expressions emerging in the world today.

Alfonso Cid: vocals/flute, Peter Brainin: Saxophones, Jésus Hérnandéz: piano, Tim Ferguson: Bass, Mark Holen: drums

https://newbojaira.com/

New Bojaira, es una fusión original y atractiva, que mezcla la improvisación del jazz con la emoción del flamenco y sus ritmos, creando una poderosa combinación de energía y sutileza en el escenario, y sumergiendo a la audiencia a una fascinante excursión multicultural. La fusión entre el jazz y el flamenco es, sin duda, una de las expresiones artísticas más emocionantes que actualmente emergen desde Europa.

Tickets: $12 advanced; $30 at the door

NEW BOJAIRA at Settepani

Settepani, 196 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, NY 10026

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. In addition to works by Hernández and the band, the musicians draw on a varied repertoire, including flamenco arrangements of jazz standards.

NEW BOJAIRA at Terraza 7

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. They will be joined by special guest Peter Brainin (sax) and Elisabet Torras (dance). In addition to works by Hernández and the band, the musicians draw on a varied repertoire, including flamenco arrangements of jazz standards.

New Bojaira at Terraza 7

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst, NY

Featuring: Jesús Hernández / Piano.Alfonso Cid / Vocals and flute.Tim Ferguson / Double bass.Mark Holen / Drums.Peter Brainin / Saxophones and flute.Elisabet Torras / Flamenco dancer. The fusion between Jazz and Flamenco is one of the most exciting musical and artistic expressions emerging in the world today. In the case of The New Bojaira, the music flows like the water in the Bojaira, the irrigation channel built by the Arabs in Granada, whose name this band has taken as its own. An original and versatile fusion, blending the depth and intensity of both jazz and flamenco.The core quartet is a combination of two Spanish musicians from the home of flamenco, Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flute player Alfonso Cid; and two long-time veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen.The group also performs in expanded quintet or sextet form with flamenco dancers who have included María De Los Angeles, Auxi Fernández and Marina Elana and horn players such as Peter Brainin, Joel Frahm and Jorge Pardo.The repertoire of The New Bojaira is rooted in the styles and rhythms of flamenco. A jazz approach allows the musicians of the band to open improvisational doors. In addition to original compositions by Hernández and the band, the group draws on a varied repertoire, including flamenco arrangements of jazz standards such as “Laura” and Thelonious Monk’s “Round Midnight”.Since its inception in December of 2013 The New Bojaira has appeared in many important venues in New York City and the surrounding area including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joe’s Pub, Drom, and the legendary Deer Head Inn, as well as performing extensively at festivals, theatres and clubs in Europe including Festival del Lago (Atarfe, Granada), Festival Jazz Chinchilla (Albacete), Festival Jazz Xábia (Alicante), Auditorio Box Sevilla (Seville), Sala Clamores (Madrid), Colegio de España at le Cité Universitaire (Paris), Club Bab-ilo (Paris).

$15 cover charge for mezzanine. FREE admission for CHILDREN 12 and under.

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