4 Reasons Not to Miss Danilo Pérez’s Global Messengers THIS SATURDAY at MCG Jazz
March 27, 2023
Danilo Pérez's Global Messengers are performing at MCG Jazz Saturday, April 1st. Listed below are four reasons why this event is not to be missed!
Danilo Pérez— Humanitarian and Educator
Danilo Perez shares his gifts with the world as a humanitarian, educator, and exceptional artist.
Currently, Pérez serves as UNESCO Artist For Peace, Cultural Ambassador to the Republic of Panama, Artistic Director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, and Artistic Director of the Panama Jazz Festival. In previous years, he served as Goodwill Ambassador to UNICEF.
The Global Messengers
His backing band, the Global Messengers, has been described by SF Jazz as, “the paragon of an international jazz citizen and a visionary leader who elevates and inspires communities around the world through his performances, educational program and concert productions.”
Danilo's Legendary Collaborators
Danilo has collaborated with the best jazz has to offer including Dizzy Gillespie, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Lacy, Lee Konitz, Charlie Haden, Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano, Tito Puente, Wynton Marsalis, Tom Harrell, Gary Burton, and Roy Haynes.
GRAMMY ®-Nominated Album, "Crisálida"
Listen to tunes from the GRAMMY ®-nominated album, “Crisálida.” On recording the album, Perez said, “We found common ground together. “Panamanian and Mediterranean rhythms have connections, and my tetrachord concept synchs with their Arabic maqam foundation and what they hear melodically.”- DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE.
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