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Arturo O'Farrill - Afro Latin Jazz Quintet

Arturo O'Farrill, a pianist, composer, and educator, hails from Mexico and was raised in New York City. Son of Afro Cuban pianist Chico, his professional journey began with the Carla Bley Band.

He continued as a soloist with a range of artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte. In 2007, he established the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, a non-profit organization committed to the performance, education, and preservation of Afro Latin music. O'Farrill has collaborated with Ballet Hispanico, Ron Brown's Evidence Dance company, and the Malpaso Dance Company, including the creation of several ballets.

His critically acclaimed "Afro-Latin Jazz Suite" from the album Cuba: The Conversation Continues (Motéma) won the 2016 Grammy for Best Instrumental Composition and the 2016 Latin Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Recording. Additionally, his composition "Three Revolutions" from the album Familia-Tribute to Chico and Bebo won the Best Instrumental Composition Grammy in 2018. His album "Fandango at the Wall in New York" achieved a Grammy award in 2023.