Suzzette Ortiz — Band Leader & Pianist
Chico Huff — Bass
Jeffrey Johnson — Drums
Raul Berrios — Latin Percussion
Jon Katz — Saxophone
Rene Ginett — Vocals
Special Performance with AMLA and PCC students and Raul and Asaf Berrios directly from Puerto Rico
Suzzette Ortiz, a passionate pianist, composer, choral conductor, and educator has been serving her communities with the gift of music from her humble beginnings in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, to her many recent successes as a Pennsauken, New Jersey resident. She earned an undergraduate degree in piano performance at the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico and has studied piano with Cesar “Pupy” Pedroso (of the world-famous Cuban group, Los Van Van) and Elio Villafranca, Orlando Fiol, Sumi Tonooka, and the late Philadelphia jazz phenom, Jimmy Amadie.
As a performer, Suzzette has shared the stage with artists such as Tito Puente, Nestor Torres, Eddie Palmieri, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Compay Segundo. Suzzette has also performed in such venues as the Philadelphia Clef Club, the Kimmel Center, The Mann Music Center, Baby Grand Concert Hall, the original Zanzibar Blue Jazz Club, and El Flamingo Nightclub in Manhattan, New York City.
To order tickets: 215–893–9912 | www.ClefClubofJazz.org/Events | 736–38 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
736-38 S. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19146
Saturday the 21st Apr 2018