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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

Location

Philadelphia

Willing to teach

Advanced only

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Discography

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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