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Monday, September 30th, 2013

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER BRINGS ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB’s HIGHLY ANTICIPATED CONCERT TO FANS WORLDWIDE WITH LIVESTREAM

For Immediate Release:  October 1, 2013

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER BRINGS
ORQUESTA BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB’s
HIGHLY ANTICIPATED CONCERT
TO FANS WORLDWIDE
WITH LIVESTREAM
ON OCTOBER 11 & 12 at 8pmET

Featuring Omara Portuondo, Guajiro Mirabal,
Barbarito Torres, Eliades Ochoa,
Jesus "Aguaje" Ramos, and many more

Live webcast at jazz.org/live

New York, NY - (October 1, 2013) - Jazz at Lincoln Center and Livestream offer music fans around the world the opportunity to watch Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’s nearly sold out performances in Rose Theater via live webcast at jazz.org/live and on Livestream.com at new.livestream.com/jazz on October 11-12 at 8pmET. Additionally, fans can tune in on the go via Livestream’s iPhone app or from the comfort of their living rooms with Livestream’s Roku channel to catch Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club anywhere. These performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center are the final stop on the internationally acclaimed Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club’s national tour, which marks the group’s first return to the United States since 2003.

After Buena Vista Social Club, a little known collective of veteran musicians from Cuba, recorded a self-titled album in 1997, they immediately took the world by storm with a series of international tours and ultimately won a GRAMMY® Award for their efforts, deeming the group as one of the primary catalysts in the reemergence of the Latin sound into the musical mainstream.

More than a decade later, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club – featuring a line-up of 13 musicians from Cuba, each just as dedicated and passionate as their predecessors – continues the pioneering work of the original group with live performances. The current 13-piece iteration features the legacy of founding-generation luminaries like vocalist Omara Portuondo, trumpeter Guajiro Mirabal, laúd player Barbarito Torres, guitarist-vocalist Eliades Ochoa, and trombonist- vocalist Jesus "Aguaje" Ramos, and has been invigorated by recent recruits like vocalists Carlos Calunga and pianist Rolando Luna.

Both concerts will be streamed live for free, globally, in high-definition audio and video. Additionally, the concerts will be available on Livestream.com, as well as Livestream’s mobile and connected TV applications with real-time DVR, chat, photos and video highlights available for fans worldwide.
Click here for upcoming webcasts of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s season performances.

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2013-14 Concert and Education Season boasts a diverse range of artistry and embodies the concept “all jazz is modern.” Click here for the complete season schedule.

About Jazz at Lincoln Center
The mission of Jazz at Lincoln Center is to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for Jazz through performance, education and advocacy. With the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and guest artists spanning genres and generations, Jazz at Lincoln Center produces thousands of performance, education, and broadcast events each season in its home in New York City (Frederick P. Rose Hall, “The House of Swing”) and around the world, for people of all ages. Jazz at Lincoln Center is led by Chairman Robert J. Appel, Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, and Executive Director Greg Scholl. Please visit us at jazz.org.

About Livestream
Livestream's mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, Ukraine and India. www.livestream.com.

 

Jazz at Lincoln Center proudly acknowledges its major corporate partners: Bloomberg, Brooks Brothers, The Coca-Cola Company, Con Edison, Entergy, HSBC Bank, Qatar Airways, MasterCard, The Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center, and SiriusXM.

MasterCard® is the Preferred Card of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Qatar Airways is a Premier Sponsor and Official Airline Partner of Jazz at Lincoln Center.