The Jazz Bakery at Musicians Institute Concert Series Presents: Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio Nov. 18th


The Jazz Bakery at MI Concert Hall Presents:



Sunday, Nov. 18th  

One Show – 8pm


Dafnis Prieto – drums

Kokayi – vocals, poetry

Jason Lindner  keyboards

“A phenomenal drummer… he is clearly pushing the Afro-Cuban jazz language into new territory.” Variety

“The drummer Dafnis Prieto stands out for his energy, his creativity and, perhaps most of all, his borderless musical worldview.”  –The New York Times

Since making its debut at the Whitney Museum in early 2009, the Proverb Trio has deepened its rapport and honed its sound in a series of New York club appearances and on a tour of the Western US. The entirely improvised interactions of Dafnis Prieto’s virtuosic and dynamic drumming, Kokayi’s rapid-fire rapping and soulful singing, and Jason Lindner’s harmonic sophistication and daring pianistic sound explorations yield exhilarating results. Because the group creates advanced compositional structures on the spot, the music is full of surprises and takes a different, explosive shape every night, but always with the Proverb Trio’s distinct personality and engaging spirit.


VENUE: Musicians Institute Concert Hall

1655 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood, CA 90028

Ticket Information

$25 general – $15 students

Musicians Institute students (no outside guests) should sign up (first come, first served) by Friday, November 16th at 5pm at the MI Student Affairs Office to receive free admission (maximum of ONE ticket per student).  

After the LIMITED free ticketing allotment has been filled, MI (and all other) student tickets are $15 with valid school ID.

General Public
 Tickets ($25) are available at the door (one hour before showtime) or in advance online HERE


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