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Sixth & I – Sanctuary

Chucho Valdés Joe Lovano Quintet

Nov 5, 2016 • 8:00 pm ET
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It’s a match made in jazz heaven: Afro-Cuban piano legend, Irakere founder, and five-time Grammy-winner Jesús “Chucho” Valdés and the ever-versatile sax virtuoso and multiple-time DownBeat Jazz Artist of the Year Joe Lovano, co-leading a quintet featuring a stellar Cuban rhythm section.

As the New York Times put it, Valdés makes “the piano talk with great, hard, ringing chords and single notes like rapid-fire arrow shots.” For his part, “Joe Lovano is more than a dominant figure in jazz,” wrote the Wall Street Journal.

Washington Performing Arts performances at Sixth & I are made possible by the Abramson Family Foundation.