Jazz at the Maverick

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Reserved Hall Seats: $50.00, $29.00, $25.00 (partial obstruction)
General Admission/Outdoors/Uncovered: $20.00, Students: $10

Maverick Debut

Pablo Ziegler, piano
Claudio Ragazzi, electric guitar
Hector Del Cuerto, bandoneon

Pablo Ziegler

For decades, Buenos Aires-born, Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger Pablo Ziegler has been one of the most important figures in Argentine New Tango, the vibrant musical hybrid of traditional tango, American jazz, and European art music. After performing in tango grand-maestro Astor Piazzolla’s legendary quintet for over a decade and appearing on iconic Piazzolla recordings including Tango: Zero Hour, La Camorra and Central Park Concert, Ziegler’s music now refines and reimagines the bounds of the modern tango tradition.

Recent seasons have seen Ziegler performing at prestigeous venues, including Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Muziekgebouw, Victoria Hall, Verbier Festival, Ravinia Festival SFJAZZ, Montreal Jazz Festival, the Ottawa International Jazz Fest, Tokyo Jazz Festival, La Jolla SummerFest, Laguna Beach Music Festival, Blue Note, Birdland and many others. Ziegler also gives Masterclasses at music academy such as Mozarteum, Yale University, Harvard University, Indiana University, New England Conservatory, Berklee School of Music, Eastman School of Music, among others.

Ziegler’s recent release, Jazz Tango won the 60th GRAMMY Award for Best Latin Jazz Album with his trio, Hector Del Curto and Claudio Ragazzi. the LATIN GRAMMY-nominated Amsterdam Meets New Tango, sees his quartet paired with the Netherlands’ Metropole Orkest, playing his most famous compositions re-arranged for jazz orchestra.

Claudio Ragazzi

Grammy winner, Emmy winner, and Emmy nominated film composer Claudio Ragazzi has been writing award winning music for film and television, scoring dozens of projects and performing with some of today’s most respected musicians at renowned concert halls in the world. He scored the MIRAMAX Film “Next Stop Wonderland”, the award winning Goldheart Productions “The Blue Diner”, John Sayle’s “Casa de los Babys” in collaboration with Mason Daring, and Francis Ford Coppola’s “Tetro” in collaboration with Osvaldo Golijov. Claudio’s music can also be heard in “Something’s Gotta Give” starring Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton and Keanu Reeves.

Hector Del Curto

Argentinean bandoneonist Hector Del Curto’s career has encompassed the traditional Tango, New Tango, Jazz, Classical and World music. As a most sought-after bandoneonist, he has performed with luminaries across many musical genres including Joe Lovano and Regina Carter. He has appeared with prestigious orchestras such as Metropolitan Opera, St. Louis Symphony, National Symphony, Orpheus Chamber and more.

Latin Voices: Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Traditions in Classical and Jazz is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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