This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the luxury and comfort of the Hotel’s iconic Bristol restaurant and bar, affectionately known as “Boston’s Living Room.” Jazz Lounge is presented in partnership with Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music and features an eclectic lineup of artists comprising traditional, contemporary and world jazz sounds.
Performances are held select Tuesdays from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in The Bristol restaurant and bar at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, beginning March 24. Performances are available to guests dining in the The Bristol or Bristol Bar; tickets are not required.
April 7 - Carlos Carpacho: The Cuatro Project
A noted player of the cuatro—a guitar-like instrument, and the national instrument of Venezuela— Carlos Carpacho has garnered international recognition for his command and impeccable technique. In 2004, he won first prize at the First International Contest “Cuatro Venezuelan” and in 2007 completed his first soloist album entitled “Carlos Carpacho and Cuatro,” featuring arrangements and themes of Venezuelan and international repertoire. He launched a new album in 2009 entitled “Evolution,” a jazz trio-format gaining platinum record status in Venezuela.
A scholarship recipient at the acclaimed Berklee College of Music, Mr. Carpacho has performed with noted international artists including Aldemaro Romero, Simon Diaz, Maria Teresa Chacin , Cheo Hurtado (cuatro), Hamilton do Holanda (mandolin Brazil), Leo Blanco (piano), Huascar Barradas (flute), Ensemble Gurrufio, Eddy Marcano, Rafael Brito, Alexis Cardenas (violin), Gustavo Caruci (producer), Diego Alvarez (percussion), Francisco Pacheco (singer), The Quartet, Serenade Guayanesa Ben Sher (guitar), Marcos Granados, Moises Torrealba (bandola), Cecilia Todd (singer), Danilo Perez, Jhon Patitucci, George Garzone and Paquito D’ Rivera. His performances have taken him to stages around the world, in destinations including Mexico, Cuba, Cameroon, Gabon, Trinidad and Tobago, Colombia, China, Peru, France, United States, Holland, Portugal, Brazil and Panama.