Wednesday | October 4 | 12:30 pm
Alejandro Brittes Quartet
Argentine accordionist Alejandro Brittes is one of the world’s foremost exponents and practitioners of Chamamé music, which originated centuries ago in Northeast Argentina. Chamamé was born out of the merging of Eastern European music brought by immigrant settlers, with local indigenous music and African rhythms. Rarely heard in the States, this is an opportunity to hear and learn about this unique music.
Wednesday | November 15 | 12:30 pm
Dorado Schmitt and Sons, Samson and Amati—
Django Festival All-Stars
Dorado Schmitt is known far and wide as being a deserving heir to the legendary Gypsy Jazz virtuoso, Django Reinhardt. Considered one of the leading voices in the Hot Jazz World, he has taught well his sons, Samson and Amati. All three regularly delight and amaze audiences throughout the world.