Taino percussionist to inaugurate PR JazzFest 2009

Boriken (UCTP Taino News) - Taino percussionist Pablito “Haguey” Rosario is scheduled to inaugurate the 2009 PR JazzFest at the Anfiteatro Tito Puente May 28th with his eleven member band "Orinoco".

Over his remarkable career, Rosario has performed with such notables as Mongo Santermaria, David Bowie, Chico O'Farril, Tito Puente, Ruben Blades, Ismael Miranda, la orquesta Sinfonica de Puerto Rico, Larry Harlow, and many other illustrious musicians.

"Haguey" will dedicate this upcoming performance to his father, Pablo Rosario Sr., who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimers to call attention to this debilitating disease.

Photo: Pablito Haguey Rosario demonstrating the Guahei during a presentation with the Cacibajagua Taino Cultural Society. (UCTP Photo)

UCTP 05.26.2009

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