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Emilio Solla & La Inestable de Brooklyn
Birdland Jazz Club
Sun, Mar 17 Open: 4:30 pm | Show: 5:30 pm
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Description

Latin Grammy winner and six-times Grammy nominated pianist and composer Emilio Solla was born and raised in Argentina and has been living in NY since 2007.
 La Inestable de Brooklyn is a nine-piece orchestra with an unusual instrumental combination which allows the composer to project textures and sounds evoking a wide range of styles and influences, from academic counterpoint writing to free improvisation, from traditional tango and Latin American grooves to a standard trio plus horns that brings at times the classical color of the greatest and most distinctly American art form: jazz music.

 Alejandro Aviles, alto, soprano, flute, piccolo
Dave Pietro, tenor, clarinet & bass clarinet
John Bailey, trumpet & flugelhorn
Mike Fahie, trombone
Sara Caswell, violin
Rodolfo Zanetti, bandoneon
Emilio Solla, piano & composition
Edward Perez, double bass
Rogerio Bocatto, drums & percussion
 
In 2015 they recorded “Second Half” which received a Grammy Nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album. The orchestra will be presenting new music commissioned by the 2023 New Jazz Works Grant by Chamber Music America.