Final Night at Birdland wins a Latin GRAMMY!

Final Night at Birdland wins a Latin GRAMMY!

On November 20, 2014 at the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards in Las Vegas, an album Eric produced, Final Night at Birdland, from Arturo O’Farrill & the Chico O’Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra, earned a Latin GRAMMY Award for Best Instrumental Album.

Jochen Becker, president of the album’s label, Zoho Music, accepted the award, shown in this video.

Final Night at Birdland features Arturo O’Farrill and the Chico O’Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra’s final performance at famed jazz club Birdland in New York City following a 15-year Sunday night residency, recorded on June 26, 2011 and released August 13, 2013.

The Chronicle at Duke University interviewed Eric about the Latin GRAMMY win here.