Saturday, Feb 16 at 7 PM & 9 PM
Harold Prince Theatre at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
A Latin jazz trailblazer with the gusto to “create music that is full of life, history, richness, and realness” (All Music Guide), Miguel Zenón is widely considered one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation. Zenón, recently honored with the MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious Genius Award, possesses a progressive sound that plumbs the depths of Latin music—particularly the roots of his own heritage in Puerto Rico. His recent album, Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook, was selected as #1 Best Jazz Album of 2011 by NPR, placed in New York Times critic Nate Chinen’s 2011 top ten albums list and was nominated for a Grammy®.