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  Arturo Sandoval - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arturo Sandoval (born November 6, 1949) is a jazz trumpeter and pianist.
Sandoval, while still in Cuba, was obsessed with bebop recordings by Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and Dizzy Gillespie, finally meeting the latter in 1977.
Sandoval's life was the subject of the 2000 TV film For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story, starring Andy Garcia.
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 Arturo Sandoval - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He promptly became a mentor and colleague, playing with Sandoval in concerts in Europe and Cuba and later featuring him in.
In 1971 he was drafted into the military in 1971, luckily Sandoval was still able to play with the.
Sandoval has proven to be extremely versatile, capable of playing pretty much anything.
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Sandoval’s talent has led him to associations with many great musicians, but perhaps the most important was with Dizzy Gillespie, a longtime proponent of Afro-Cuban music, whom Sandoval calls his spiritual father.
Arturo was featured on Dizzy’s Grammy winning Live At Festival Hall recording with the United Nation Orchestra in 1992 and later that year, he did his second GRP album, I Remember Clifford, his tribute to trumpet legend Clifford Brown.
Arturo has lectured at the Conservatoire de Paris, the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in the Soviet Union, the University of California in Santa Barbara, the University of Miami, the University of Wisconsin, Purdue University and at many other institutions all over the planet.
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I wanted Ahmad to see and hear Arturo Sandoval not only because he is a great musician but because he is a man of integrity, one willing to risk all for freedom to play the music he loves.
And the delightful, playful music that Arturo presents to the audience from this place evokes the Cuba of his childhood so strongly that one feels that he has passed through the streets of Havana or stopped to watch waves break upon the coastline of his forlorn homeland.
Sandoval offered to take Gillespie around in his car, and only later that night when he took the stage with Gillespie did Sandoval reveal himself as a musician.
www.nathanielturner.com /arturosandoval.htm   (1321 words)

 Arturo Sandoval
Sandoval's penchant for playing the high notes on piano is reminiscent of how he blows his trumpet.
When Sandoval told Dennis Marks that he'd be interested in covering some of his material, the bassist brought to the session two strong compositions: "Departure," a spicy, samba-like uptempo piece that Sandoval scorches on the keys, and "Time Before," a lyrical ballad with the leader gently feeling his way through the emotion.
Sandoval is also a music educator, both as a tenured professor at Florida International University (FIU) and as a visiting lecturer-performer.
www.sonymusic.com /artists/ArturoSandoval/bio.html   (1591 words)

 Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval was born on November 6, 1949, in Artemisa, a small town east of Havana in the Pinar del Río province, home of Cuba's finest tobacco growing region, the Vuelta Abajo.
Sandoval continued his education and musical training until he was about 16, when the government formed a big band, known as the Cuban Orchestra of Modern Music.
Sandoval smokes his first cigar of the day after breakfast, another after lunch, one in the afternoon, one after dinner and, sometimes, one before bed.
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 Arturo Sandoval - For Love or Country
Sandoval until recently seeing the HBO film about his extraordinary struggle to achieve greater freedom to pursue his musical passion.
For Love Or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story recounts the saga of the budding musician’s life in communist Cuba and the artistic repression he faced that ultimately led to his defection.
Sandoval risked everything – his life, his love, and his family – for the freedom to play the music he loves.
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 Arturo Sandoval - GRP Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn't take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world.
Sandoval was a founding member of the Grammy Award winning group Irakere, whose explosive mixture of jazz, classical, rock and traditional Cuban music caused a sensation throughout the entertainment world.
There are three scholarships associated with Sandoval, The Arturo Sandoval's Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet Scholar Award at the University Of Idaho, the Sandoval Trumpet Scholarship at the Central Oklahoma University and the Sandoval Trumpet Scholarship at Florida International University.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /grp/artist.asp?aid=2727   (831 words)

 New York's Premier Alternative Newspaper. Arts, Music, Food, Movies and Opinion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
To be fair, Sandoval's life—with its escapes and loves and travels—is dramatic and his work important, and perhaps this is the reason the movie is said to be much better than you might think.
Sandoval's easygoing, relaxed earthiness is, I think, important to his art because its signal quality is its inclusiveness.
Classically trained, Sandoval is comfortable incorporating everything from Beethoven to Cuban folk songs to be-bop, and on the night I saw him, he played bop, blues, salsa and Latin pop tunes, and he showed his virtuosity not only on the trumpet but the piano as well.
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 Arturo's Home Page
Arturo Alonzo Sandoval is a fiber artist whose experimental techniques and expressive interpretations have earned him an international reputation.
Arturo is frequently featured in national journals, periodicals and books, and the topic of local television last year.
Arturo celebrated twenty five years as an artist and educator with retrospective exhibition throughout Lexington and eight consecutive exhibits the spring of 1998.
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 Amazon.com: Hot House: Music: Arturo Sandoval   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With his brassy sound, Arturo Sandoval is a glorious throwback to a tradition of big-band trumpeters who cast their voices over pumping horn sections, from Swing Era greats like Bunny Berigan and Harry James to bop players such as Dizzy Gillespie and high-note specialist Maynard Ferguson.
Sandoval is most adept when he's fusing the rhythmic vitality of his Cuban heritage with the complexities of bebop, invoking the spirit of Gillespie's pioneering 1947 big-band efforts.
Arturo was spot-on with this album, and also made it appeal to the commercial public as well, because he is such an exciting player.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000006O31?v=glance   (1238 words)

 NPR : Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz: Arturo Sandoval   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval was born on November 6, 1940, in Artemisa, a small town outside of Havana, Cuba.
Sandoval defected to the United States in 1990, and was granted political asylum in July of that year.
Sandoval is a tireless music educator, who helped establish the music department at Florida International University (FIU), where he is a tenured professor.
www.npr.org /programs/pianojazz/previousguests/fall2002/sandoval.html   (263 words)

 Arturo Sandoval Celebrates "Americana"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In honor of this long-awaited event, Sandoval pays tribute to some of America's most admired pop stars on his new album "Americana." In addition, he recently made his acting debut in the world premiere of a multi-cultural theatrical production.
Sandoval says it was almost impossible to make a final selection of songs for "Americana," so in the end, he decided on the ones that had the most engaging melodies.
Arturo Sandoval's new album on the N-Coded Music label is called "Americana." The trumpeter turns 50 years old on Saturday.
www.familyhaven.com /music/arturosandoval.html   (389 words)

Arturo Sandoval, a brilliant Cuban trumpet player, sacrifices his opportunity to defect when he falls in love with Marianela, a beautiful government employee loyal to the state, and resolves to provide his family with the best life possible under the oppressive Castro government.
Despite their initial political differences (Sandoval has repeatedly refused to join the Communist Party, and spent four months in an army prison for listening to the Voice of America), and ignoring suspicions that Marianela might be a spy, he falls in love.
Arturo and Marianela are visited by Sally [Fionnula Flanagan] and Johnny Lewis [Michael O'Hagan], a British couple who run a famous London jazz club and have become huge fans of Sandoval.
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 Arturo Sandoval Sextet
Arturo Sandoval was an imposing presence onstage, as he opened the second set in a triumphant trumpet solo, with the sparest percussion in the background.
Arturo took the lead once again, with his powerful and possessed trumpet, as Robert played the theme on piano, adding a staccato effect on the higher reaches of his keyboard.
Arturo Sandoval on Trumpet and Felipe Lamoglia on Saxophone
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 For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story is a film about Arturo Sandoval starring Andy Garcia.
The biographical drama was produced for the HBO premium cable network and first aired on October 18, 2000.
World-class trumpeter Arturo Sandoval was a shining light in Cuba's exciting jazz scene and championed by jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie as one of the greatest musicians he'd ever heard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/For_Love_or_Country:_The_Arturo_Sandoval_Story   (311 words)

 Arturo Sandoval News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Arturo Sandoval, the world-renowned jazz musician, composer, trumpet player and pianist, is set to open his own jazz club in Miami Beach, Florida, on April 2, 2006.
Published: 11.10.2005 Arturo Sandoval was not interested in idle chitchat during a phone interview last week with the Star.
The London Evening Star said it best: "Arturo Sandoval is the sort of virtuoso artist who comes along only once or twice in a generation." Winner of numerous Grammys and Billboard Awards, this master of the...
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 Jazz | All About Jazz
Arturo Sandoval was born in Artemisa, Cuba, in November 1946.
Sandoval was developing a reputation as a trumpet player who could play anything: loud or quiet, fast or slow, hard or soft, blue or bright.
Sandoval toured Europe and Cuba with Gillespie, and eventually assumed a featured role in Gillespie’s United Nations Orchestra; their collaboration is documented with fire on Live At The Royal Festival Hall.
www.allaboutjazz.com /articles/ftio0900.htm   (2376 words)

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A protege of the legendary jazz master, Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town on the outskirts of Havana, Cuba.
Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn't take him long to get caught up in the excitement of the jazz world.
Arturo Sandoval is Professor of Trumpet and Artist in Residence within the School of Music at Florida International University.
www.afrocubaweb.com /arturosandoval.htm   (356 words)

 Arturo Sandoval MP3 Downloads - Arturo Sandoval Music Downloads - Arturo Sandoval Music Videos
A blazing, technically flawless trumpeter from Cuba, Arturo Sandoval has been dazzling audiences all over the world with his supercharged tone and bop-flavored flurries way up in the trumpet's highest register.
The son of an auto mechanic, Sandoval took up the classical trumpet at 12 and was enrolled in the Cuban National School of the Arts at 15, studying with a Russian classical trumpeter.
Sandoval met his idol Dizzy Gillespie in 1977, who promptly became a mentor and colleague, playing with Sandoval in concerts in Europe and Cuba and later featuring him in the United Nation Orchestra.
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 Arturo Sandoval
Arturo spent the next 2 weeks living at Maurice Andre's home, where they played duets, cooked for each other and swam in Andre's pool.
Arturo asked about my background, and when I mentioned that I had studied with Bill Adam, he said that he has met many marvelous trumpet players who were Adam students but had never had the opportunity to meet Bill Adam.
Arturo Sandoval is a true gentleman and incredible performing artist.
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 Arturo Sandoval
Since emigrating to the US in 1990, Cuban-born trumpet virtuouso Arturo Sandoval has steadily established himself as a jazz legend and trumpet hero.
The result of three years of experimentation and redesign, the stunning Arturo Sandoval T357 Bb trumpet is the first brass instrument in over 15 years to be graced by the Leblanc name.
The F357 Arturo Sandoval fluegelhorn features a unique solid copper bell and branch that delivers an extremely rich and velvety dark sound.
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 World Music Central - Horn o' Plenty,' ASCAP's 10th Anniversary salute to Arturo Sandoval
Composer/trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, now celebrating his tenth anniversary as an ASCAP member and the fifteenth anniversary of his arrival in this country, is one of the most celebrated Cuban musical émigrés in the United States.
A protégé of the late Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval is a living example of an artist’s resistance to totalitarian repression.
In the year 2000, the story of Sandoval’s struggle for freedom was made into a critically acclaimed HBO film, For Love or Country - The Arturo Sandoval Story, starring Andy Garcia.
www.worldmusiccentral.org /article.php/20060325185832500   (1868 words)

 Jazz Police - Arturo Sandoval at Yoshi's, Dec 27th - Jan 1st
Not only is Arturo a tenured professor at Florida International University, but he works nationally and abroad with innumerable institutions and their music departments offering several scholarships, exercise books, clinics and seminars, and has rendered a considerable amount of time working with the NARAS educational program.
Sandoval is also a renowned classical musician, performing regularly with the leading symphony orchestras from around the world.
Arturo has composed his own “ Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra”, which can be heard on “ Arturo Sandoval: The Classical Album.” Also, he has been chosen to perform with the foremost orchestras on primetime television, and was asked by John Williams to record on Williams’ original Trumpet Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra.
www.jazzpolice.com /content/view/5594/119   (673 words)

 Arturo Sandoval : Swingin' - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It seems remarkable that Arturo Sandoval never seems to win any jazz polls for few trumpeters can come close to equaling his technique, jazz chops and warm sound.
Sandoval matches wits quite successfully with clarinetist Eddie Daniels on two songs, tenor great Michael Brecker on three (including a memorable rendition of "Moment's Notice") and veteran flugelhornist Clark Terry on a joyous "Mack The Knife." In addition, Sandoval pays tribute to Woody Shaw, John Coltrane and Dizzy Gillespie.
Other highlights include the moody "Streets Of Desire" (on which Sandoval plays piano), the racehorse tempo of "Real McBop" (which has an impossible but impeccably played melody chorus) and Arturo's humorous use of the plunger mute on "It Never Gets Old." All in all, this is one of Arturo Sandoval's finest recordings to date.
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