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New York City jazz combo to join Costa Rica’s National Symphony


The National Symphony will team up with New York City-based jazz group Combo Nuvo for special concerts Friday evening and Sunday morning at the National Theater in San José.

Led by composer and jack-of-all-wind-instruments Dave Schroeder (saxophone, clarinet, flute, harmonica and pennywhistle), the combo will offer up its unique blend of jazz, orchestral, groove and world music, accompanied by the National Symphony’s talents under guest conductor Marvin Araya.

Performances will be Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. For tickets, which range in price from ¢1,500 to ¢10,000 ($2.90 to $19), call 2221-5341 or visit

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