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BMI Presents: Jazz Appreciation Month with Elio Villafranca

Frank Hammel • News • April 29, 2021

In BMI’s continued celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, GRAMMY-nominated Elio Villafranca, pianist and composer, recently sat down with BMI to participate in an exclusive interview for BMI’s Know Them Now: Virtual Series. Watch here as he shares his background and training in Havana, Cuba, what artists/works inspired him to pursue jazz, his creative process and even some facts people would be surprised to know.

BMI has also conducted recent interviews with the notable Joshua Redman and Brad Mehldau.

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