Photo by Melissa Isabel.
Photo by Melissa Isabel.


An Afro-Caribbean experience that combines Puerto Rican and Dominican rhythms within a potent new jazz sound.

Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Where Jewett Art Center 202 Auditorium

Puerto Rican saxophonist and composer Jonathan Suazo brings his RICANO album to Wellesley College! Named the #6 Jazz Album of 2023 by The New York Times, RICANO showcases the Afro-Caribbean musical experience.

With music influenced by artists including Miguel Zenón and John Coltrane, Suazo and his ensemble take audiences on a musical journey into the authentic expression of Puerto Rican and Dominican roots. They seamlessly blend Afro-Caribbean styles with jazz and other genres, creating a lively, accessible, and fun way for everyone to share in their culture.

Don’t miss an unforgettable performance bringing together the past, present, and future of Puerto Rican and Dominican musical heritage.

This event is free and open to the public.
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