07 17 08 | 7PM | EL MUSEO’S FREE SUMMER NIGHTS MUSIC SERIES FEAT. NIGHT AT THE PALLADIUM WITH THE CHINO NÚÑEZ AND FRIENDS ORCHESTRA
El Museo continues its crowd-pleasing summer music series this year with concerts held every Thursday evening at 7 PM. Now through August 14.
LATIN NIGHTS/NOCHES LATINAS, July 17 through August 14, features Latin big band, Colombian urban folk, tango, Latin hip hop and more.
The Summer nights music series continues this week with a Night at the Palladium with the Chino Nunez and Friends Orchestra.
In 2005, after 35 years in the business, Chino launched his solo career to widespread acclaim with the highly anticipated release of his debut album “It’s SHOtime”. The CD remains on the top radio playlists, has received countless recognitions and numerous tracks have been selected for Salsa compilations all over the world. “Homenaje Al Bailador” was selected for a soon to be released film, “Padre Nuestro,” distributed by Cinergy Pictures. His latest CD titled “Doctor Salsa” was produced in his studio and was released in October 2007.
Chino received a Grammy in 2004 as a member of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra for the album “Across 110th Street” for which he arranged “Te Cantare”. The list of musicians with whom he’s worked reads like a Who’s Who of Latin music, and includes Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Hector Lavoe, El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, Tito Nieves, Oscar DeLeon, Tito Rojas, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Victor Manuelle, Jerry Rivera, Ruben Blades, Johnny Pacheco, Louis Ramirez, Adalberto Santiago, Ismael Miranda, Cheo Feliciano, Larry Harlow, Yomo Toro, Luis Perico Ortiz, Domingo Quinones, La India, Marc Anthony, Brenda K. Starr, Michael Stewart, Jimmy Bosch, Frankie Vasquez Y Los Soneros del Barrio, Ernie Acevedo Y Su Conjunto Imagen, Rafael DeJesus Y Su Orquesta, Conjunto Clasico, and Danny Rivera, among others. [www.chinonunez.com]
Admission: All of the concerts are free and open to the public. Location: Typically held in El Museo’s outdoor courtyard, this year’s concert series will take place in El Museo’s 599-seat Heckscher Theater while the courtyard undergoes renovation.