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2018 Pacheco Festival Daytime Schedule

(subject to change)

Pre-festival Kickoff, Tuesday, November 13

  • 1:00 pm: The Kappa High School, Beats by Kappa Afro-Latin percussion ensemble
  • 2:00 pm: The Leni Stern Trio, featuring Leni Stern (guitar, vocals, and percussion), Mamadou Ba (electric bass), and Alioune Faye (djembe and vocals) with Lehman faculty member, and guitarist David Racanelli perform original compositions and inspired by the musical traditions of West Africa interpreted within the context of New York City's current African jazz/world music milieu.

Wednesday, November 14

  • 10:00 am: High School Jazz Band
  • 11:00 am: The TAG Young Scholars Latin Jazz Ensemble
    Mr. Rick Faulkner, Director
  • 12:00 noon: The Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Jazz Band: Take The “4” Train
    Ms. Penelope Jacono, Director
  • 1:00 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30pm: The Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Jazz Combo
    Ms. Olivia Malin, Director
  • 2:30pm: The Borough of Manhattan Community College Jazz Ensemble and Guitar Ensemble
    Dr. Quinten Angus, PhD, Director

Thursday, November 15

  • 10:00 am: The Calhoun School Faculty Jazz Ensemble
    Dr. Victor J. Lin, Director
  • 11:00 am - 12:15pm : The Calhoun School Jazz Ensemble
    Dr. Victor J. Lin, Director
  • 12:30 pm : The Curtis High School Jazz Band
    Ms. Christina Kenny-Jones, Director
  • 1:30 pm: Lunch Break
  • 2:00 pm: The Susan E. Wagner High School Jazz Ensemble
    Mr. Paul Corn, Director

Friday, November 16

  • 10:00 am: The WHEELS Fania Allstars
    Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
    Casey MacFarlane, Director
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm : The Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Jazz Band: Sophisticated Ladies
    Ms. Penelope Jacono, Director
  • 12:00 pm : The Talent Unlimited HS Jazz Band
    Dr. Daniel Burwasser, Director
  • 1:pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:30 pm: The Mamaroneck HS Jazz Band
    Mr. Tim Hooker, Director
  • 2:30 pm: Discussion Session: Making a Living in the Music Profession
    Round-table discussion with Festival Guest Artists: Dr. Kurt Garner, Connie Grossman, Mike Mainieri and Bernie Williams. Moderator: Allan Molnar