of 10 Grammys, an Emmy and protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie,
Arturo Sandoval will lead the Arturo Sandoval Sextet in a performance at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 22, in the Benjamin W. Mount Theatre in Central School’s Arts and
Humanities Center of Lake Charles as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese State
native of Cuba, Sandoval is one of the most dynamic live trumpet performers of
our time, famous for his virtuoso technical ability and his specialty in high
notes. He began studying classical trumpet at the age of 12 and is regarded as
one of the world’s most important guardians of jazz trumpet and
is also a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer who performs
regularly with the leading symphony orchestras from around the world.He
has even composed his own "Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra.”
music can be heard on the recordings of a wide array of musicians with
different musical genres. He has played with Frank Sinatra, Rod Stewart, Bill
Conti, John Williams, Tony Bennett, Josh Groban and Alicia Keys, among others.
recently released a new book chronicling his relationship with Gillespie titled
"The Man Who Changed My Life.” He is also a recipient of the Presidential Medal
are $20 for adults, $5 for students under 18 and free for McNeese and Sowela
students with current IDs.
is supported by ticket sales, memberships, corporate sponsors and grants. For
more information about the program or tickets, visit the Banners website at www.banners.org or
call the Banners office at 337-475-5123.
needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act
should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-456-5960, fax;
337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.