02/25/24 Nestor Torres At Collins Park!

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A FREE SHOW – February 25th 2024, 5-7PM at Collins Park, 2100 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.


Nestor Torres is a Puerto Rican flautist. He studied at Berklee College of Music, Mannes School of Music in NYC, and later at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Torres’ career includes collaborations with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tito Puente, Gloria Estefan, Kenny Loggins, Dave Matthews, Paquito D’Rivera, and Arturo Sandoval. as well as performances with The New World, Cleveland, and Singapore Symphony Orchestras.

He has released 18 CDs to date and has earned 4 Latin Grammy nominations, 1 Latin Grammy Award, and a Grammy nomination. His playing incorporates a seamless blend of Latin jazz, pop, straight-ahead jazz, and classical styles. He has been described as “an exotic mix of styles that takes the listener through American, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban jazz”. In addition to the Latin Grammy, Nestor Torres is the recipient of many awards, including two honorary doctorate degrees from Barry University and Carlos Albizu University, for his commitment to youth, education, and cultural exchanges.

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