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Bobby Medina and the Latin American Jazz Experience

Meet the star–studded ensemble on the terrace, with Baggens Bay as a backdrop
July 28, 2024

Artipelag is delighted to welcome American trumpeter Bobby Medina and the ensemble The Latin American Jazz Experience. They will perform jazz and Latin American classics as well as original compositions.

Bobby Medina

Information

Regular: 395 SEK
Senior (65 years+):  345 SEK
Art.Pass-members: 295 SEK


 

July 28, 7:30 PM

The terrace. If the weather conditions are bad, the concert will be performed indoors.

 

There will be possibilities to eat and drink during the concert.

Ensamble

Bobby Medina, originally from Los Angeles, has lived in Seattle for several years. With great musical curiosity, he has incorporated many influences into his music-making, including Sérgio Mendes, Duke Ellington, and Herb Alpert. Bobby Medina has collaborated with symphony orchestras and big bands and has performed with world stars such as Ray Charles, Mel Tormé, The Four Tops, and The Temptations.

Bobby Medina has recruited a young, talented saxophonist to the orchestra, namely his son Conrad Medina. He is active in various musical settings such as big bands, pop groups, jazz, and Latin ensembles.

Gabe Hall-Rodrigues, a frequently engaged pianist and award-winning accordionist who has specialized in Brazilian music.

Pablo Elorza from Argentina is a widely active bassist who also devotes himself to teaching and deepening his playing technique.

Francisco Medina has an impressive range as a percussionist and is a virtuoso on the instruments of Latin American music, from congas, timbales, and bongos to all hand percussion.

Drummer Santiago Hernández, residing in his birth city of Buenos Aires, is a highly sought-after ensemble and studio musician in Argentina.

About the concert

Artipelag is delighted to welcome the American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Bobby Medina and his unique ensemble, The Latin American Jazz Experience. Medina has handpicked musicians from across Latin America, and for the first time, they will come to Stockholm with the concert program Soul of Americas. The music, linked to the two American continents, consists of jazz standards, Latin American classics, and original compositions. Don't miss this unique opportunity to meet this star-studded ensemble on the Artipelag terrace against the backdrop of Baggensfjärden.

The program is in collaboration with the Ystad Jazz Festival.

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