Latin Jazz

American Routes Shortcuts: Arturo O'Farrill

Jan 10, 2020
Arturo O'Farrill
American Routes

Pianist Arturo O’Farrill was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City, surrounded by the Latin Jazz scene in the 1960s. His father was Chico O’Farrill, the Cuban trumpet player, composer and, bandleader, and his mother, Lupe, was a Mexican singer.