Opening Night: A Mexican Affair
April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm$24 - $115
A Mexican Affair celebrates the relationship between Mexico and the United States and the beautiful cultural influence between both countries. An evening of delicious music, candid stories, and spicy romance featuring popular Jazz tunes written by Mexican and American composers. The thrilling fusion of rhythms and musical influences invites you to take an adventure filled with passion, heartbreak, and a little dirty mambo! Featuring songs by Frederick Loewe and Alan J. Lerner, Jimmy Kennedy and Michael Carr, Ben Weisman and Sid Wayne, Agustin Lara, Maria Grever, Pablo Beltran, Consuelo Velazquez, and others. Created and performed by Rafa Reyes. Featuring Felipe Fournier on vibraphone, Dan Martínez (Supermambo!) on bass, Hugo Moreno (The Filmharmonic Brass, Jarana Beat, The Gregorio Uribe Big Band, Le Train Bleu, Marlboro Music Festival) on trumpet, percussionist Guillermo Barron (¿Cuál Es La Prisa?), Joel Mateo (Chembo Corniel Quintet, Jan Kus, Mixtura, Oasis) on drums, and special guest Julia Acosta on trumpet.
A MEXICAN AFFAIR will play Saturday, April 8th at 7:00pm and Thursday, April 20th at 9:30pm at the Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010). Tickets range in price from $24-$115 and are available at www.metropolitanroom.com.