PROFESSIONAL ARTS ON THE CAMPUS OF
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

 

 

Saturday
May062017

Idan Raichel

Photo Credit: Benjo Arwas

Producer, keyboardist and composer Idan Raichel has become a global music icon since the unveiling of The Idan Raichel Project, a multi-ethnic tour de force that changed the face of Israeli popular music with entrancing fusions sung in Hebrew, Arabic and the Ethiopian languages of Amharic and Tigrit.

His latest album, Quarter To Six, has garnered international praise for its depth and scope. Raichel has collaborated with celebrated artists from around the globe including India.Arie, Mayra Andrade, Marta Gomez from, Ana Moura,Andreas Scholl, Vieux Farka Touré.

Returning to the Luckman after more than five years, Idan will perform new and classic hits in a solo format.

General: $30, $40, $50
Available via Ticketmaster or the Luckman Box Office

Cal State L.A. students: $20
Other students: $25
(in-person only at the Luckman Box Office)

Saturday
May202017

Chucho Valdes

photo credit: Francis Vernhet

Winner of five Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards, the Cuban pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader Chucho Valdés has been a key figure in the evolution of Afro-Cuban jazz for the past 50 years. The son of celebrated Havana musician Bebo Valdés, Chucho was already recognized as a formidable pianist when he launched his celebrated group Irakare in 1973 with aphenomenal cast that included Paquito D'Rivera and Arturo Sandoval.

The New York Times proclaims Chucho Valdes "the dean of Latin jazz" and "one of the world's great virtuosic pianists." He has recorded over 80 albums during his illustrius career and has become a true legend in his realm.

Chucho Valdés makes his highly anticipated return to the Luckman Theatre.

 

CHUCHO VALDES -TANGO- JIM2015 from International Music Network on Vimeo.

 

General: $30, $40, $50
Available via Ticketmaster or the Luckman Box Office

Cal State L.A. students: $20
Other students: $25
(in-person only at the Luckman Box Office)

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