Join renowned Puerto Rican jazz flautist Nestor Torres for an intimate hour of music and conversation. Learn about his musical influences, ask questions, and listen to him play, backed by a combo of local musicians. Discussion in Spanish and English.
Nestor Torres was born in in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He has made 14 recordings as a soloist; received 4 Latin Grammy nominations, one Grammy nomination and one Latin Grammy Award; done collaborations with diverse artists such as Gloria Estefan, Kenny Loggins, Dave Mathews, Herbie Hancock, Tito Puente, Michael Camilo, Paquito D’ Rivera and Arturo Sandoval; and performed with the Cleveland, Singapore, and New World Symphony Orchestras among many others. In addition to his achievements in the studio and on the stage, Torres is also the recipient of many awards for his commitment to youth, education and cultural exchanges.