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Danilo Pérez: One of the can't-miss acts at Detroit Jazz Festival

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Wednesday August 28, 2019

From Detroit Free Press

Detroit Jazz Festival: 11 Can’t-miss music acts from Labor Day weekend fest
By: STEPHANIE JONES

“Taking to heart the words of his predecessor Dizzy Gillespie, pianist-composer and global band leader Danilo Pérez brings communities together by creating a cultural passport through his music. The Grammy Award-winning artist from Panama approaches harmony and rhythmic ideas with explosive creativity and an ear for inclusion. As part of the festival’s Latin Jazz Project, his Global Big Band engages the DJF Orchestra featuring Luciana Souza from Brazil, Miguel Zenón from Puerto Rico, Layth Sidiq from Iraq, Tareq Rantisi from Palestine and Oscar Cruz from Panama”

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