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Multi-Grammy Award Winner Arturo Sandoval to Appear on the Pasquerilla Stage

Multi-Grammy Award Winner Arturo Sandoval to Appear on the Pasquerilla Stage

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     The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center presents Arturo Sandoval, trumpet virtuoso; on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Arturo Sandoval appears as part of the 2008 Winter Jazz, with concert proceeds dedicated to the Frank Blackington Endowment. The Blackington Endowment provides funds that assist with presenting the yearly Mainstage Series.

     Arturo Sandoval is one of the world's most celebrated and acknowledged jazz and classical musicians.  He has received an astonishing 13 Grammy nominations and has been awarded four times.  He is also considered one of the most dynamic and vivacious performers of our time.

     Arturo Sandoval's versatility can be heard on recordings with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Woody Shaw, Michel Legrand, Bill Conti, and Stan Getz to Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra, Paul Anka, Rod Stewart and Alicia Keys amongst many others.  He has performed with Celine Dion at the Oscars, John Williams with the Boston Pops, and in the Super Bowl with Tony Bennett and Patti LaBelle.

     Arturo Sandoval reaches beyond the scope of mere effort.  Through his compositions, from the most straight ahead jazz, Latin jazz or classical, Arturo Sandoval is a prominent musician, and one recognizes that he is one of the most brilliant and prolific musicians performing today.

     Winter Jazz Premium Seats are $35 each. Students can purchase a ticket for $10.00.  A reception immediately following the concert will be held at the Holiday Inn - Johnstown.  Join us and support Winter Jazz and the Blackington Endowment with your tax-deductable contribution by contacting Helen Golubic at 814-269-2083.

     For more information regarding Arturo Sandoval and other upcoming events or to purchase tickets, please contact the Arts Center by phone at 269-7200 or 1-800-846-2728 or visit our website at http://www.upj.pitt.edu/ArtsCenter.  For additional information about Arturo Sandoval visit his website at http://www.arturosandoval.com

Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 3/13/2008 9:15:00 AM