A protege of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Cuban-born Arturo Sandoval was granted political asylum in the U.S. 20 years ago. He's revered as one of the world's best jazz trumpeters and flugel horn players, as well as a renowned pianist and composer. Friday, Aug. 20, Saturday, Aug. 21, and Sunday, Aug. 22, at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Tickets are $43, plus $10 minimum purchase. Call 202-337-4141 or visit bluesalley.com.