January 1, 2009

Miguel Zenon

Miguel Zenón (as): [Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra: Not in our Name] William Cepeda: "Cosa nuestra"

Miguel Zenón is a New York-based saxophonist originating from Puerto Rico, who - among many other collaborations and leading of his own groups - performed with the Afrorican jazz ensemble of William Cepeda - and also worked as an arranger of Cepeda's compositions for the album Expandiendo Raices (Branching out). In 2005 he became a member of Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra for recording Not in our Name.
Watch his fine soloing when he's playing with the San Francisco Jazz Collective!
And listen to an interview with Zenón at The Checkout.

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