[CANCELLED] Mother’s Day Special with Pacheco (Early Show)
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Hailing from Havana, Cuba, Jorge Luis Pacheco is a fiery young pianist with "flying hands." He has performed all over the world including prominent jazz clubs, theaters, and festivals such as the Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York. Pacheco has performed at the Apollo Theater in where a lifetime achievement award was presented to Herbie Hancock and at Lincoln Center.
Pacheco is a virtuoso pianist, composer, arranger, percussionist and vocalist. Monty Alexander says that he "defies genre" often playing Cuban jazz, traditional Cuban music, original documentary scores, and even directs symphonies. He also won the audience choice award at the world famous Montreux jazz festival competition.
Pacheco is a passionate, exciting entertainer on stage and constantly captures the audience's attention with his heartfelt performances and electric energy. Cab Calloway's daughter Cabella Calloway was one of those audience members who instantly became a fan and supporter. She has gifted Cab Calloway's piano to Pacheco because she stated that it's "what her father would have wanted."
Celebrate great music with gorgeous Latin Jazz by Jorge Luis Pacheco, hailed by Wynton Marsalis who said "This young musician has a very bright future.
5:30pm Doors, 6pm Show
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