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United States - Washington

Kevin Connor Swingtet

Guitarist, Tresero and composer Kevin Connor is a principal composer and arranger for the SuperSones a 7 piece Cuban Son band as well as the fiery Gypsy Jazz ensemble Hot Club Sandwich. His compositions have been seen on TV and heard on radio nationwide including NPR’s all things considered. He has performed with David Grisman, Dan Hicks, Michael Spiro, and many of todays leading Gypsy Jazz players. With his new Swingtet, he has composed 11 new songs with an emphasis on dance music from the USA and Cuba. Connor has teamed up with Latin Grammy award winning vocalist Carlos Cascante for 3 of the pieces including Cha Cha Cha, Changui, and bolero. The recording and concert will feature his playing on both guitar and Cuban tres and marks his first recording under his own name. The Swingtet will feature Craig Flory on Violin, Jeff Norwood on Bass and JoJo Mascorella on drums along with special guests.