CBS to feature Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra this weekend

Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra 

Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra will be featured on a CBS Evening News national broadcast at 6:30 p.m EST Saturday, Feb. 4 (alternate air-date is 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5). Check your local CBS listings here.
The network will broadcast an interview with O’Farrill, which was recently filmed at Birdland in New York City. Topics of discussion will include the O’Farrill family, nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance and its resident Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, educational outreach, Cuba, and the recent Grammy category cutbacks.  Performance footage of the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s recent 10th anniversary benefit at Symphony Space and a recent performance at Birdland will also be broadcast. 
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