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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

From Cuba via Chicago

Internationally acclaimed Cuban jazz trumpeter Basilio Marques headlines the next
instalmento f jazz in the Gardens at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, this Sunday, starting
at 6:00 pm
He'll be complemented by Jmaaican vocalist Christine Fisher and jovial keyboard whiz
Harold Davis & Friends. Mutuabruka, Austin Campbell and yours truly, jazzofonik
will provide 'jazz on CDs' during the breaks.
Marques is a graduate of the Escueal nacional de Artes in Cuba, wehere is currently an instructor.
He has led workshops, in Spain, South Africa, and New York City and has played several major
festivals, including North Sea Jazz, Montreux and the Chicago Jazz Festival.
Marques has also been the Musician-in-Residence at the Chicago Jazz Institute and the Fundacion
Mario Santo Domingo, Colombia.

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