Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval to perform at NCPA Add Art Festival

Radhika Sharma

Mumbai, Nov 3 (PTI) Renowned musician Arturo Sandoval is set to perform at the NCPA Add Art Festival, which begins November 29.

The three-day festival marks 50 years of the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai.

This will be Sandoval's first live concert in India.

According to a press release, the 10-time Grammy Award winner and Emmy recipient will hold a live concert on the first day of the festival.

The following day will see the festival host an array of events which includes a jam session featuring musicians from India with Sandoval, a jazz trumpet and flugelhorn virtuoso.

He will host a masterclass on the last day, December 1.

Sandoval, also an Emmy winner, is a celebrated classical artiste as well as a composer who has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by former US president Barack Obama.

He was recently honoured with a Doctorate in Fine Arts from the University of Notre Dame. PTI RDSRDS