Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Drummer to make debut as bandleader.(Music)


A little roll on the drums, please: Albuquerque drummer Diego Arencon debuts as bandleader at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at the Outpost Performance Space.

"I'm picking the tunes and the arrangements. I'm very excited to get my musical message across," Arencon said.

"It will be an evening of contemporary hard-swinging jazz. We'll do McCoy Tyner's 'Passion Dance' and Dave Kikoski's 'Inner Trust' and others."

Arencon said a weekend in Taos he spent studying with jazz veteran Reggie Workman gave him a new perspective on performance. …

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