Arturo O'Farrill

Arturo O'Farrill Concerts


Arturo O'Farrill is a renowned pianist, composer, and bandleader in the world of Latin jazz. Born in Mexico City in 1960, O'Farrill comes from a musical family - his father was the legendary Cuban composer Chico O'Farrill. Arturo's career has been marked by a commitment to blending traditional Latin rhythms with contemporary jazz harmonies, creating a unique and dynamic sound that has earned him critical acclaim.

O'Farrill founded the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra in 2002, which has become one of the premier ensembles in the genre. The orchestra has released several albums, including Grammy Award-winning "Song for Chico" in 2009. O'Farrill's compositions often draw on his Cuban heritage, incorporating elements of mambo, cha-cha-cha, and son into his music.

In addition to his work with the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, O'Farrill has collaborated with a wide range of artists, including Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, and Harry Belafonte. He is also an educator and activist, working to promote diversity and inclusion in the world of jazz.

O'Farrill's innovative approach to Latin jazz has earned him numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. His music continues to inspire audiences around the world with its infectious rhythms and soulful melodies.


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