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Twin Cities JazzFest Presents: Jorge Luis Pacheco
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hailing from Havana, Cuba – this fiery young talent is fast becoming a seasoned veteran, having performed at some of the most respected venues in the world. From Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York – the Jazz Capital of the World to the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Pacheco wowed the crowd at New York’s Blue Note Jazz Festival and gained notoriety at the legendary Apollo Theater for the Lifetime Achievement Award ceremonies presented to living legend Herbie Hancock. Whether solo piano or with his quartet, Pacheco is staking his claim in the jazz world.
He has collaborated with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO, Arturo O’Farrill and the legendary Lenny White, as well as Dave Weckl and Richie Goods in a trio format in 2018. This young talent expresses charisma, exciting energy and respect in the stage and constantly captures the audience’s attention with his heartfelt performances, his incredible art of improvisation and his Latin energy.