Here’s Looking At You, Gio!
Portrait Of A Master
On May 31 conga phenomenon Giovanni Hidalgo closed the 19th Annual Puerto Rico Jazz Festival before a crowd of 3,000 people at the Tito Puente Amphitheater in San Juan. During the performance the festival director, accompanied by Latin legend Eddie Palmieri, presented Hidalgo with an honorary portrait to riotous applause. This year marked Hidalgo’s fifth appearance at the festival.