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Bryant Park Picnic Performances - Carnegie Hall Citywide: The Knights with Magos Herrera

Bryant Park Picnic Performances - Carnegie Hall Citywide: The Knights with Magos Herrera

Celebrating the release of her latest album Aire, Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera  performs with her phenomenal sextet and chamber orchestra The Knights. Magos is “one of the great modern singers of our time” (Latin Jazz Network), who “stretch[es] the very notion of jazz singing … into a sound that’s bold, thrilling, and effortlessly global.” Her latest recording features original compositions (commissioned by Chamber Music America’s New Jazz Works) as well as selections from the Great Latin American Songbook. Written largely during pandemic isolation and now performed live for audiences in Bryant Park,  Aire  has become “a way to reach out … to heal each other by coming together and celebrating our humanity with compassion and gratitude.” 

Magos Herrera, Vocals
Ingrid Jensen, Trumpet
Vinicius Gomes, Guitar
Matt Penman, Bass
Alex Kautz, Drums
Gonzalo Grau, Percussion

The Knights
Colin Jacobsen, Artistic Director and Violin
Eric Jacobsen, Artistic Director and Conductor

Carnegie Hall Citywide presents five nights of music, featuring six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, violinist Tessa Lark and bassist Michael Thurber, an album-release show with renowned Mexican vocalist Magos Herrera featuring chamber orchestra The Knights, Champe-Soukous Collective, South African vocal group and America's Got Talent finalist Ndlovu Youth Choir.

Bryant Park Picnic Performances presented by Bank of America is a free outdoor festival that welcomes all New Yorkers to experience the city’s vibrant arts and culture. The series provides a platform for extraordinary artists and serves as a vital outdoor venue for a wide array of New York’s cultural institutions.

Bryant Park
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM on Fri, 21 Jul 2023

Artist Group Info

Magos Herrera
Bryant Park
42nd Street and 6th Ave, New York, NY 10018
New York, New York 10018