Miguel Zenón Quartet
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 Foundations prestigious Genius Award, possesses a progressive sound that plumbs the depths of Latin musicparticularly 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 Chinens 2011 top ten albums list and was nominated for a Grammy®.
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|This performance is part of the
Annenberg Center’s Latin Roots Series.
|Media support for the 12/13 Jazz Series provided by WRTI and City Paper.|