Arturo Sandoval
A protege of the legendary jazz master, Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time. He has been seen by millions on the Oscar and Grammy Awards programs performing with Barbara Streisand, Celine Dionne, and Justin Timberlake, as well as on the Latin Billboard Awards with the gifted Alicia Keys, where he was awarded his 6th Billboard award for “Best Latin Jazz Album.”
Sandoval has been awarded 6 Grammy Awards and nominated 12 times. He has also received an Emmy Award for his composing work on the entire underscore of the HBO movie based on his life, “For Love or Country” starring Andy Garcia. His latest CD album “A Time for Love’ has had 3 award nominations and 2 Grammy nominations and has received the Latin Grammy Award.
Arturo is also a renowned classical musician, performing regularly with the leading symphony orchestras from around the world. His classical artistry has earned him the respect and admiration from the most prestigious conductors, composers and symphony orchestras world-wide.
Sandoval has performed 4 times with the PWS. Conductor Rob Simon is putting the final touches on a book he is writing with Arturo on the life of Dizzy Gillespie.