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