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JOSE "El Canario" ALBERTO and DON & PETER PERIGNON Debut Concert at Lehman Center, Sat. October 12 at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts




Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

250 Bedford Park Blvd W
Bronx,NY 10468
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$125, $65, $55, $50, $45
Phone: 718-960-8833

JOSE El Canario ALBERTO and DON & PETER PERIGNON Debut Concert at Lehman Center, Sat. October 12 in Central New York

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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts and GOYA FOODS are proud to present Grammy Award winner JOS El Canario ALBERTO with DON and PETER PERIGNON in their debut Lehman Center performance for a captivating night of salsa on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 8pm.Lehman Center for the Performing Arts spectacular 2019-2020 Season celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in the Centers newly renovated, 2,278 spacious seat concert hall, with a redesigned entrance, lobby, and elevator accessible balcony. Lehman Center is one of New Yorks top nonprofit performing arts centers and the Bronxs largest entertainment venue serving over 200,000 audience members each season. Eva Bornstein, who is beginning her fifteenth season as Executive Director of Lehman Center, says, During this milestone year, Lehman Center proudly welcomes audiences and community members to the top entertainment destination in the Bronx, which is now better than ever. The improvements that have been made will help ensure the comfort and convenience of all who attend our world class performances and events. Funding for the 15.4-million-dollar renovation was in part provided by the Office of the Governor, the New York State Legislature, the Bronx Delegation of the New York City Council, and the Office of the Bronx Borough President. Additionally, we will be continuing our Take Your Seat fundraising campaign, which will give you a chance to be a part of Lehmans history by purchasing a tax-deductible seat(s) in your name or a loved one.Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is on the campus of Lehman College/CUNY at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, NY 10468. Tickets for JOS ALBERTO on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 8pm are VIP*$125, $65, $55, $50, $45, and can be purchased by calling the Lehman Center box office at 718-960-8833 (Monday through Friday, 10am5pm, and beginning at 4pm on the day of the concert), or through online access at *VIP Reception: The Havana Caf, Goya Foods and Lehman Center special VIP pre-concert wine & hors doeuvres reception will start at 6:30pm. VIP tickets include the reception and the best seats in the house. Sponsored by Havana Caf Restaurant and Goya Foods. Lehman Center is accessible by #4 or D train to Bedford Park Blvd. and is off the Saw Mill River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway. Low-cost on-site parking available for $5.JOS ALBERTO is nicknamed El Canario (The Canary) because of his exquisite voice and amazing ability to use his highly melodious whistling skills as a soloing instrument. He is one of the most successful and respected artists on the salsa music scene with a recording history that includes more than 25 albums. Alberto first received international attention in 1977 as the lead vocalist of the ground-breaking ensemble TPICA73 on recordings that include Salsa Encendida (1978), Charangueando con La Tpica73 (1980) and Into the 80s (1981). After being featured as a vocalist on Louie Ramirez 1982 production Noche Caliente, the first album to give popular Spanish ballads an uptempo treatment, Jos Alberto became a major Latin star. Forming his own group in 1983, he recorded three albums on the Sono Max label titled Tpicamente (1984), Canta Canario (1985) and Latino Style (1986). He had an international smash-hit album in 1988 with Sueo Contigo and followed up a year later with Mis Amores, also a chart topper. In the 90s, Alberto recorded several hit recordings including Dance with Me (1991) produced by GRAMMY winner Sergio George in the (then) new Salsa Romntica style, followed by Lleg la Hora (1992) with the world-wide hit tracks Nada se Compara Contigo and Disclpeme Seora. In 1994 he recorded De Pueblo y Con Clase and in 95, the album On Time, notably featuring a duet with the undisputed Queen of Salsa, Celia Cruz, with whom he frequently toured. His 1997 Tributo a 2016Machito featured guest GRAMMY winners Tito Puente and Dave Valentn. In 2011, Albertos album Original was nominated for a GRAMMY award and he won a 2013 Latin GRAMMY Award as a featured vocalist on Sergio George Presents Salsa Giants. Recent recordings include Intimamente Salsero Live (2012), Romantico y Rumbero (2014) and 2015s Latin GRAMMY-winning Best Traditional Tropical Album Tributo A Los Compadres: No Quiero Llanto. In May of 2018, El Canario released his latest album Salsa Con Invitados, and on November 15th, 2018, he was honored with the GRAMMY for Best Traditional Tropical Album for his release with El Septeto Santiaguero entitled A Mi Qu- Tributo a los Clsicos Cubanos.Timbalero extraordinaire DON PERIGNON and his Puerto Rico-based band La Orquestra Puertorriquea have been delighting salsa dancers and fans for more than 35 years alike with their tight rhythm section and captivating vocal arrangements. His two most recent album releases are Don Perignon & La PuertorriqueaMsica Maestro (2014) and The Perignons Family Compilation (2017) which was recorded with his son Peter Perignon.PETER PERIGNON is a Latin Grammy-winning percussionist, bandleader, and musical director that was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The son of the legendary salsa bandleader and timbale player Don Perignon, he attended music school as a child until he joined the salsa orchestra NKlabe at age 15. Four years later he joined NG2, touring and recording with the band as well as working as session player for Johnny Rivera, Frankie Ruiz, Jr., and Charlie Cruz among others. In 2015, Perignon won a Latin Grammy for his work as the musical director on Gilberto Santa Rosas album Necesito un Bolero. That same year he released Aqui Llego!, an album favorite of salsa dancers, which featured singers Juan Pablo Diaz and Anthony Garcia, as well as the veteran trumpeter Luis Perico Ortiz. Two years later Peter Perignon teamed up with his father Don Perignon to release The Perignons Family Compilation. That same year he released the critically acclaimed salsa dura, romantica, and boleros y son album La Esquina Del Bailador. This year (2019) saw the release of his latest album En Blanco Y Negro, that includes the hit songs Te Lo Dire Al Oido, Mi Salsa Mi Bandera, and Y Sigue Molina.

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