Above: Afro-Cuban jazz drummer Ignacio Berroa sitting in front of his drum set.
Top Afro-Cuban jazz drummer Ignacio Berroa will be joined by saxophone, piano, and bass players to be announced. A native of Cuba, Berroa swiftly rose to become a first-call drummer after moving to the U.S. in 1980. His extensive credits include work with Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Ron Carter, and Slide Hampton.
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library announces its winter Jazz at the Athenaeum series, which includes two local debuts. The series features internationally acclaimed musicians in the library’s intimate space. Tickets for the series are $68 for members and $88 for nonmembers. Single tickets are $19 for members and $24 for nonmembers. Tickets are available now. The series opens on Wednesday, January 27, with the Ignacio Berroa Quartet.
For tickets, class registrations, renewals, or general information, call (858) 454-5872.