The event is not merely a celebration of the Cabot’s centennial; in 2020, it’s an act of defiance.
“The pressure, I believe, is the responsibility to work on your gift. It’s God’s gift, a calling for me to share.”
Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval is a big personality and in this performance he was almost as much raconteur, comedian and ringmaster as musician.
Mavis Staples’ colossal voice fully blanketed the entire venue and tucked its way into every nook and cranny.