26 Sep 2017

D'RIVERA: A Farewell Mambo

From Music Alive, 7:30 pm on 26 September 2017
Imani Winds in concert

Imani Winds in concert Photo: Screenshot supplied by SOUNZ

Composer, clarinettist and saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera is a celebrated jazz and Latin musician who has also built a reputation as a classical performer and composer.

Guillermo Alvarez was a Cuban stand-up comedian, affectionately called 'Willy' by his friends. A Farewell Mambo pretends to be a posthumous and humorous dedication to an artist who brought much happiness to a whole continent.


Recorded 26 September 2017, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington by RNZ Concert.

Producer: David McCaw

Engineer: Graham Kennedy