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Primary Instrument: Piano

Winner of the Latin Jazz USA Outstanding Achievement Award for 2003, was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. In 2002, Mr. O'Farrill and Wynton Marsalis created the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for Jazz at Lincoln Center due in part to a large and very demanding body of substantial music in the genre of Latin and Afro Cuban Jazz that deserves to be much more widely appreciated and experienced by the general jazz audience. His debut album with the Orchestra “Una Noche Inolvidable” earned a GRAMMY award nomination in 2006. Educated at the Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory, and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Mr. O'Farrill played piano with the Carla Bley Big Band from 1979 through 1983. He then went on to develop as a solo performer with a wide spectrum of artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, The Fort Apache Band, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte....
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Featured recording “Final Night at Birdland”

Final Night at Birdland

Zoho Music
2013
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    Final Night at Birdland

    Zoho Music
    2013
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    The Noguchi Sessions

    Zoho Music
    2012
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    40 Acres And A Burro

    Zoho Music
    2011
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    Risa Negra

    Zoho Music
    2009
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    Song For Chico

    Zoho Music
    2008
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    In These Shoes

    Zoho Music
    2008
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    Wonderful Discovery

    MEII Enterprises
    2007
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