Hailing from Havana, Cuba, Jorge Luis Pacheco is a fiery young pianist with “flying hands.” He has performed all over the world including prominent jazz clubs such as Dizzy’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, theaters, and festivals such as the Blue Note Jazz Festival in New York. He also performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington with his quartet and solo piano as well as the legendary Apollo Theater in where a lifetime achievement award was be presented to Herbie Hancock. He has collaborated with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO and Arturo O’Farrill. Pacheco is a passionate,extravagant,exciting entertainer on stage and constantly captures the audience’s attention with his heartfelt performances and electric energy.
We are very lucky to end our 2016 Sudden Valley Jazz Series with the first Pacific Northwest performance ever of Jorge Pacheco playing solo piano at the Dance Barn on Sunday, Nov. 6th at 3pm. Please note, this is a SUNDAY performance.
Tickets are available at Village Books in Fairhaven, at the YMCA desk at the Sudden Valley
Community Center, and on-line at www.foswl.org. For further information, contact K.C. Sulkin at 360-671-1709. Tickets are $20 in support of the South Whatcom Library.
In addition to seeing Pacheco, concertgoers will be able to take advantage of a one day only sale for next year’s series. Series tickets (normally $70 for all four concerts) for next year will be on sale for this one concert at $60 for all four concerts.