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The Mannes School of Music features Michel Camilo

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Michel Camilo is a composer and pianist extraordinaire, a bandleader, lecturer, and visiting professor, a chart-topping producer; and Grammy, Latin Grammy and Emmy award winner. He is also the recipient of his native country's highest civilian honors. Wrapped in a human being of boundless enthusiasm, musical passion, and love of life, Camilo bridges the genres of Jazz, Classical, Popular and World music. He is a pianist with a brilliant technique and a composer who flavors his tunes with the spice of Caribbean rhythms and jazz harmonies. To see him perform live is to witness the energy of a tropical storm being unleashed on 88 keys. Watch the attached video of MC discussing his career and his time as a student at the Mannes School of Music.