Skip to main content

THE GREENE SPACE IS SUPPORTED BY YOU.

Donate $10 a month or more to support us and all the programs and podcasts you love from WNYC, WNYC Studios and WQXR.

Arturo and Adam O’Farrill Live

Originally Aired: Friday, May 15, 2020

Available for viewing

Arturo O'Farrill performs live in The Greene Space

Photo by Matthew Septimus

Overview

Start the weekend energized by an inspiring performance by six-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and founder of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra Arturo O’Farrill, joining us live from his home via video stream and accompanied by his son and fellow composer, trumpeter Adam O’Farrill, hosted by New Sounds’ John Schaefer 

They’ll perform their own compositions and improvisations, as well as pieces by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carla Bley and Chico O’Farrill. Plus, Arturo talks about his new album Four Questions, including a new collaboration with Dr. Cornel West. 

Watch the video stream here on this page at 7pm ET:

 

El Maquech – trad., arr by Adam O’Farrill

 

Bibo No Aozora – by Ryuichi Sakamoto

 

Blackbird – by Paul McCartney and John Lennon

 

In Whom – by Arturo O’Farrill

 

Beverly Crossing – by Adam O’Farrill

 

Jitterbug Waltz – Fats Waller

Tags

The Greene Space is funded by you.

Make a monthly donation of $10 or more to support us and all the programs and podcasts you love from WNYC, WQXR, Gothamist and more!