Manuel Miranda at the Ateneo
Hasta: Abril 19, 2012 - 10:00 pm
The second concert of the World Music Panama 2012 cycle will take place on Thursday, April 19, at 8:00 p.m. inside the City of Knowledge Ateneo, with the presentation of the «Lord of the Winds» Manuel Miranda.
Manuel Miranda is a multi – instrumentalist musician specializing in wind instruments, and performer of the flute, piccolo, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, Armenian duduk, panpipes, Andean sicus and percussion. He is also a composer primarily interested in the fusion and integration of popular music of Peru and the world.
With his group TINKU (meeting) he has performed in various theaters and festivals around the world, as well as with great jazz musicians such as Dave Valentin Group, Fattorusso Trio, Stanley Jordan, Hermeto Pascoal, Arthur Moreira Lima, Armandinho, Spok Frevo Orchestra, Frank Gambale Trio, Ramiro Mussotto, Lito Vitale, among others.
Known as the “Lord of the Winds», this artist presents us with seductive rhythms fusions of jazz, rock, Peruvian rhythms and oriental sounds, performed with contemporary instruments and electronics from various world cultures, creating melodies and captivating scenery, in this unique concert that crosses borders.
Tickets for sale at: Blockbuster and www.tuboleto.com
Price: $20.00, $30.00 and $50.00
Questions and suggestions: Oscar Oviedo – firstname.lastname@example.org – 6685-3135
Manuel was born and raised in Lima, Peru. He is a self-taught musician who started playing the flute and the clarinet in a school band. In 1976 he entered the National Conservatory of Music, where he graduated as a flutist in 1985. He then plunged into the world of popular music, folklore, jazz and rock, being a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra and the National Conservatory Orchestra. He has composed music for film, theater and dance.
Manuel lived for eleven years in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he played with Lito Vitale Quartet, touring America and Europe. Currently, he works primarily as musical director, producer, lecturer and teacher.