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Omar Puente and Friends

Presented by EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

Fri 22 Nov
Jazz

Omar Puente and Friends

Presented by EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

Omar Puente violin
Courtney Pine saxophone
Alex Wilson piano
Dennis Rollins trombone

‘Omar Puente’s contribution to 20th and 21st century violin playing has now become legendary. His generous nature, his commitment to good music, his enjoyment of life and his respect for his colleagues are all characteristics which make him a true violin great’ Nigel Kennedy


Internationally-acclaimed Cuban violinist Omar Puente is performing a very special show in honour of his wife, campaigner Debbie Purdy who died in 2014.

He will showcase work from throughout his career for solo violin, piano duo, and with his new project Classico Latino Sextet.

Puente will be joined by some very special guests including pianist Alex Wilson, saxophonist Courtney Pine, trombonist Dennis Rollins and some surprise appearances.


The 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival returns to Kings Place this November, along with an illustrious line-up of international artists.

Norwegian iconoclast, Jan Bang, returns with Matt Calvert (Three Trapped Tigers) for a mesmerising musical presentation of Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, while veteran Cuban violinist Omar Puente teams up with Courtney Pine, Alex Wilson and Dennis Rollins for a special tribute event.

Dan Tepfer brings his Yamaha Disklavier to the Hall One for an extraordinary improvisatory AV show, Natural Machines. Check the website for new announcements.

Date & time:Fri 22 Nov – 8pm
Venue:Hall One
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