Diaz Music Institute presents 4X Grammy Award Winner, pianist and composer Oscar Hernández performing with Houston’s own Awarding-winning youth group “Caliente”, directed by Grammy Nominated Music Educator Top 10 Finalist Jose Antonio Diaz.
Oscar Hernández is the leader of the world renowned Spanish Harlem Orchestra. With their seven CD’s to date, Oscar and SHO, as they are commonly known, were nominated for a Grammy on their first CD “Un Gran Dia En El Barrio,” won the Grammy for their second CD release,” Across 110th Street” and nominated for their third CD “United We Swing”, and winning yet another Grammy with their 4th CD “Viva La Tradición” and won their 3rd Grammy with “Anniversary” in 2019. Oscar was the music producer as well as pianist/arranger on all CD’s. Since the band’s inception in the year 2001, SHO has garnered numerous awards and world acclaim as one of the finest exponents of Salsa and Latin/Jazz music. Spanish Harlem Orchestra is generally considered one of the best Salsa & Latin-Jazz Orchestras today and one of the finest music ensembles in the world.
“Noche Caliente” (Hot Night) is an incredible evening of great music entertainment that celebrates the different cultures of the Hispanic community. Held at Houston’s beautiful Miller Outdoor Theater, this program features a renowned Latin artist in musical dialogue with America’s hottest Latin youth group, Caliente.
This event includes music and dance performances from professional and amateur artists with a focus on Hispanic heritage.
“Noche Caliente” is the culmination of a weeklong Artist-In-Residence program. This event is embraced by a multitude of cultures; the music transcended cultural lines and generations of listeners. Past performer include: Eddie Palmieri, Bobby Valentin, Johnny Pacheco, Pete Escovedo, Dave Valentin, Larry Harlow, Poncho Sanchez, Nestor Torres, Michael Stuart, Marlon Fernandez, Jimmy Bosche, and Brenda K Starr.
Diaz Music Institute is committed to the education, preservation, and Latin music performance. DMI creates opportunities through music education for all children, especially at-risk Latinx and children of color, of any income level with the potential of developing a professional career in the music industry.
All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are FREE!
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Masks are strongly encouraged for all attendees.
No tickets are necessary for the Hill! The Hill will be sectioned into pods with a maximum of 10 adults per pod.
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The show goes on rain or shine.
All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.