Culture Connect Featured Event
Hartford - The Charter Oak Cultural Center Summer Concert Series presents Tango and Jazz featuring Gonzalo Cortes on flute, Daniel Salazar, Jr. on guitar and friends in a free concert that will take place on Saturday, July 28th at 8 pm. This concert is possible thanks to the generosity of the Evelyn Preston Memorial Trust Fund/Bank of America Trustee. Co-sponsored by the Charter Oak Cultural Center.
Gonzalo Cortés is a native of Chile. As a soloist, he performed throughout Chile, Colombia and the USA. -- performing regularly as a soloist on sikus and quena and with the Atacama Ensemble, Duo Del Sur and Latin Spirits. In addition to Mr. Cortés' classical training, he is a proponent of South American folklore music.
Tango and Jazz will feature the work of Astor Piazzolla and the "Picnic Suite" by Claude Bolling. The concert evening will cross genres of modern Jazz with Tango, and will surly capture the summer night mood.
There is no better place to see live Latin music in Hartford than Charter Oak Cultural Center. It was voted 2nd place for Live Latin Music by the 2012 Hartford Advocate Reader’s Poll.