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Sixth & I

CANCELED: Danilo Pérez’s Global Messengers

May 16, 2020 • 8:00 pm
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Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, this event has been canceled. All ticket buyers will receive a full refund within the next 5 – 10 business days. Please contact Sasha Fried-Snoad with questions or concerns. 

“Danilo Pérez is a man with some serious jazz cred. The Panamanian pianist got his start playing with Dizzy Gillespie, and continued with Wayne Shorter. As a composer and bandleader himself, he’s practically peerless.” – NPR

Jazz piano master and UNESCO Artist for Peace Danilo Pérez unites his twin passions of music and humanitarianism in this international sextet boasting musicians from Palestine, Greece, Jordan, and Panama—all contributing and combining their respective cultural learnings and personal experiences with the goal of building community through music.

Featuring:
Danilo Pérez, piano
Farayi Malek, vocals
Vasilis Kostas, laouto (Greek lute)
Layth Sidiq, violin
Naseem Alatrash, cello
Tareq Rantisi, percussion

Washington Performing Arts performances at Sixth & I are made possible in part through the generous support of the Galena-Yorktown Foundation.

More Info: Artist's Website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter