Papo Vazquez

Papo Vázquez

Trombonist, composer and arranger Papo Vázquez is celebrating 40 years into a career spanning the jazz, Latin, Afro-Caribbean and classical music and recording worlds.

Recent honors include an invitation by “The Presidents Own” US Marine Band to lead and direct the band on its first Afro Caribbean Jazz performance in the long history of this band, in Washington, DC.

In May 2013, was commissioned by Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and Symphony Space to compose new music for “Nueva Musica” concert series, in New York.

In 2011, was presented with a Latino Masters Award by the Pregones Theater under The National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces: Presenting program.

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Primary Instrument

Trombone

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

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Albums

Spirit Warrior
Spirit Warrior
Picaro Records
2015
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Oasis
Oasis
Picaro Records
2012
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Marooned/Aislado: Live at the Painted Bride Art Center
Marooned/Aislado:...
Picaro Records
2009
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Aislado: Live at the Painted Bride Art Center
Aislado: Live at the...
Picaro Records
2008
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From the Badlands
From the Badlands
Picaro Records
2007
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Carnival In San Juan
Carnival In San Juan
Cubop
2003
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Videos

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