Miguel Espinoza Fusion with Dave Hagedorn

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Miguel Espinoza Fusion with Dave Hagedorn

November 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Miguel Espinoza Fusion twists Flamenco, jazz, Cuban and classical Indian musical forms into intoxicating journeys that thrill audiences. Described by Guitar Player Magazine as “mesmerizing”, Miguel Espinoza has recorded and performed with Bela Fleck, Howard Levy, Kai Eckhardt, Kitaro, Tuck and Patti, Rita Moreno and Ben Vareen. Their third CD, Living in a Daydream features Grammy-winner Howard Levy.

Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Dave Hagedorn, will join Miguel Espinoza Fusion for a limited series of Colorado and Midwest shows. He has recorded with the George Russell Living Time Orchestra on Blue Note Recordings (nominated for a Grammy award), Brian Setzer Big Band, Pete Whitman X-tet, Phil Hey Quartet, the Out to Lunch Quintet, and also with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra on Teldec Recordings.  Hagedorn regularly performs in the Twin Cities with groups such as the Phil Hey Quartet, Inatnas Jazz Orchestra, and Chris Bates Good Vibes Trio.  On the classical side of music, he also has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, VocalEssence, Cantus, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and the Grand Teton Festival Orchestra.

Miguel Espinoza Fusion were the honored winners of Denver Westword Magazine’s “Best of World Music.” Their first CD, Turtle Dreams, is the winner of Indie Acoustic’s Best Instrumental Album – full of original music that has been described as “colorful and vibrant”, “emotional”, a “stunning combination of jazz, flamenco, and subtle world music”, and ”sophisticated rhythmic elements…emotional, natural and organic”. Their second CD, Veneta, was released in 2020 and named Indie Acoustic’s Best Jazz Album. Visually and aurally stunning, with flamenco/jazz guitar, fiery cello, riveting salsa and Indian tabla, a Miguel Espinoza Fusion show is like nothing else!


November 5, 2022
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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