Arturo Stable
Lecturer, Global Jazz Studies

Considered by the jazz media to be at the forefront of his musical generation, Cuban born multi-instrumentalist and composer Arturo Stable has shared the stage/studio with artists such as Grammy-award winners Paquito D Rivera, Esperanza Spalding, the Caribbean Jazz Project, Miguel Zenon, Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian McBride, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, just to name a few.

Mr. Stable also has extensive experience as a clinician and educator. He was the Chair of the Hand Drum Department at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia (2012-2017), Artistic Director of the Puebla Jazz Festival (Mexico 2008-2011), and Artistic Director of the Philadelphia International Hand Drum Day (2012-2013). He has also collaborated with various universities including Julliard, Temple, Westchester, and Berklee College, among others. Mr. Stable has developed a strong international presence as a bandleader with five releases under his name and countless international appearances in important festivals such as Madrid Jazz Festival, Vittoria Jazz festival, JVC Jazz Festival, Moscow Jazz Fest, and Budapest Jazz Fest.

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