A Night In Tunisia, Tuesday, November 26 Percussionist Extraordinaire, Singer, Comedian LALO DAVILA
A Night inTunisiaa la Dizzy Gillespie’s Afro-Cuban Big Band
Lalo Davila and NJO’s powerful 20 piece Orchestra return to the stage.
With Special Guests Alison Brazil - Vocal, Violin, Guitar, Steve Kummer - Piano Glen Caruba - Conga, John Santos - Bongo
This fabulous nightincludes music fromQueen Celia Cruz and Tito Puente’s Oye Como Va, Ran Ka
A Night in Tunisia pays NJO's yearly homage to the exciting tradition of big-band Latin Jazz. Conceived in Africa and the Caribbean, born in Depression- Era New York City, this rhythmic, driving genre provided a vehicle for Jazz Artists like Dizzy Gillespie, Mario Bauza, Tito Puente and the Queen, Celia Cruz.
Nashville's finest Jazz ensemble, will get you on your feet, and be warned, dancing will happen. City Winery Nashville is prepared for such madness. The event may change Thanksgiving turkey to tamales !