Grammy-winning pianist and composer Michel Camilo makes Vail Jazz debut

24th July, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — Michel Camilo has never wanted to limit himself to a specific genre of music. His freedom of expression is characterized by a flurry of rubber wrists and fingers slapping the piano keys. He is a blur but strikes every note with incredible intent and accuracy. In spite of his precision, there is something about his demeanor not unlike a child playing with a favorite toy. “The greatest word is ‘play’ because you’re playing with the instrument but you’re also playing the instrument,” Camilo once told a Master Class. “That is what becomes fun as you discover yourself through …

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