The Pace Report

Season 2011 Episode 11.21.11

The Pace Report: "A Time For Love: A Passion For Music" The Arturo Sandoval Interview

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Trumpeter and bandleader Arturo Sandoval has been on the front-lines playing the keeping the rich musical traditions of his native Cuba to music fans all over the world. Arturo has fused and played a music that’s a combination of Afro-Cuban, Be-Bop, and other world musical influences that has allowed him to be one of the most recognizable and original voices of the trumpet. Born November 6th, 1949 in Artrmisa, Cuba, Arturo began his roots as a classical trumpet player while studying music at the Cuban National School of Arts. As a teen he developed a love and passion for jazz music. He heard lot of jazz music and decided at a young age that he wanted to pursue music. It was a chance meeting with the late trumpeter and bandleader Dizzy Gillespie while he was visiting Cuba, that the young Arturo developed a deep and powerful friendship with the musician that lasted until his death. He hails Dizzy as “his spiritual father and musical mentor.” Gillespie even invited Arturo to play in The United Nations Orchestra in which he was allowed to travel overseas. It was in 1990 while touring with Dizzy that he defected to the US while he was performing in Rome. Arturo requested political asylum and was then assisted by then Vice-President Dan Quayle, to help him relocate to Miami. In 1999 he became an American citizen where in addition to him playing around the world, he became a professor at Florida International University. In addition to him being a well accomplished musician, Arturo’s music and compositions have been featured in many motion pictures such as “Havana,” “The Mambo Kings,” and “The Perez Family.” HBO Pictures produced and released the critically-acclaimed movie of his life: “For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story,” starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan. “A Time for Love” is trumpeter Arturo Sandoval’s debut recording for Concord Records. Sandoval play the music omoreless

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