Pacific Mambo Orchestra at the Blue Note

Pacific Mambo Orchestra plays at the Blue Note on Friday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 and 9 p.m. The Grammy award-winning Latin big band’s original and ingenious repertoire is spiked with energy and superb musicianship. PMO blends genrebending originals and covers as diverse as Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed,” Dizzy Gillespie’s “Night in Tunisia” and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto into its sound. The orchestra has garnered international praise at festivals including the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Tempo Latino Festival (France), Antigonish Jazz Festival (Canada), Mexico City’s Tribute to Salsa, along with appearances at other festivals such as Monterey Jazz Festival, San Francisco International Jazz Festival, Jacksonville Jazz Festival and Aspen Jazz Festival. Blue Note, 1030 Main St.,


September 22