Eddie Marrero & Big Band Orchestra to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Laurie Beechman Theatre, 5/5
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Eddie Marrero and his Big Band Orchestra "Con Amor, A Concert Fiesta," Monday, May 5 at 7 pm in the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Café in Times Square. Eddie Marrero is bringing plenty of Latin heat to rat-pack era standards from his latest album: "Con Amor," a compilation of classic songs made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Nat King Cole such as All of Me, Besame Mucho, My Way, I've Got You Under My Skin, and many others. The Songs are performed in Spanish and English in what can only be described as a thrilling experience that is not to be missed; where cultural barriers are broken and Latin Jazz and Pop take on new meaning as they soar into the stratosphere in the universal language of love. The Great American Songbook never sounded so good and will have audiences dancing in their seats if not on their feet. Caliente!
Born and raised in Spanish Harlem, Eddie Marrero is an actor, director and recording artist with numerous film, TV and theatre credits which include "How to Make it in America" (HBO); Law & Order, Third Watch, SNL (NBC) and the first Latino to co-host The Late Show with David Letterman. Now, he adds recording artist to his list of accomplishments with his debut CD "Con Amor" a lush compilation of classic love songs from the rat-pack era that speaks to the heart and stirs the soul. The music harkens to another era but stands on its own, blending Latin rhythms of Bolero, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Samba and Tango to deliver a unique sound.