Spanish Harlem Orchestra
- When: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 8 p.m.
- Where: Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid
- Cost: $16 - $18
- Age limit: Not available
- Categories: Community, Live
LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is honored to welcome to the stage the Grammy-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra, one of the most formidable and authentic Latin jazz combos of the present day. This one-night-only concert will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors. Contact the LPCA Box Office at 518-523-2512 or purchase online at: LakePlacidArts.org.
With over a ten year history of making great music, the Grammy-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra is one of the most formidable and authentic Latin jazz combos of the present day. Yet for all of its appeal and success with contemporary audiences, SHO’s success is actually rooted in the past. The 13-piece collective owes its front-line status to an unwavering respect for the music’s rich history and a tenacious adherence to the music’s enduring traditions.
“I’ve played and recorded with a lot of great artists from different eras,” said pianist, bandleader, producer and SHO founder Oscar Hernandez, who began his career as an arranger and musical director in the 1970s for artists like Tito Puente, Ray Barretto, Celia Cruz and many others. “And Spanish Harlem Orchestra, since its earliest days ten years ago, has accompanied many great artists as well.