Esperanza Spalding to Highlight Dominican Republic Jazz Festival
Superstar Esperanza Spalding will be highlighting this year’s Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, organizers announced this week.
The four-time Grammy-award-winning Spalding, one of the leading jazz artists today, will be joined by featured artists including Terri Lynne Carrington, the Patricia Zarate Quintet and the Big Band Conservatory of Santo Domingo, among others.
This year’s festival will be its 20th annual edition after first debuting in 1997; it will run Nov. 8-12.
The free event will include four days of concerts in Santo Domingo, Santiago, Puerto Plata and Cabarete, respectively. It will begin with a concert in Plaza España in the heart of Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone.
VIP tickets are available, along with priority seating, complimentary beverages and other perks.
— CJ Staff