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Arturo Sandoval at Holland Center
May 17 @ 7:30 pm
Arturo Sandoval celebrates Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday! A protégé of the legendary jazz master, Sandoval has since evolved into a renowned trumpeter with 10 Grammy Award® wins.
Make it a double! Arrive early before Arturo Sandoval for even more great music during Happy Hour at NRG Energy Ovations bar and lounge in the Holland Center’s lobby. Enjoy live local entertainment and deals on drinks and appetizers!
Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, on November 6, 1949, just two years after Gillespie became the first musician to bring Latin influences into American Jazz.
Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of 12, but it didn’t take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world. He has since evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer. He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars, at the Grammy Awards and the Billboard Awards.