Entries by Cap Cana News

THE DR INTERNATIONAL BIG FIVE FISHING TOURNAMENT & EXPO WAS CELEBRATED WITH GREAT POMP AND SHOW AT MARINA CAP CANA

The Cap Cana Marina as host venue for the tournament, dressed up in festivity to award the “Tease Me” boat with the BIG FIVE 2018 grand prize. Among a great attendance of fishing and the marine life lovers, the organizing committee of the Dominican Republic International BIG FIVE Fishing Tournament & Expo awarded the Dominican… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: MARCO PIGNATARO

Marco Pignataro is a multi-talented saxophone player, composer and educator, originally from Italy. Together with Danilo Perez, Marco currently leads the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI), the world premiere jazz center of musical creativity at Berklee College of Music in Boston. The BGJI is as a leading program of musical creativity that emphasizes personalized goal-setting and… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: SANDY GABRIEL

Saxophonist, Music Producer, Composer and Arranger, Sandy Gabriel is the winner of numerous awards in his native Dominican Republic. He began his musical studies at age 14 with his father, Dominican Socrates Gabriel, himself a saxophonist and director of the famous merengue band The Combo Candela. He attended numerous jazz workshops with leading players including… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: EL PRODIGIO

Krency García, (El Prodigio), was born on November 14, 1976, in Media Gorra de Cabrera, María Trinidad Sánchez province. He was the third son of the accordionist from Cabrera, Don Luis García, and the nurse’s assistant, Mrs. Benita Mata. Since childhood, he was curious about his father’s old accordion. At age 5, the first musical notes began… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: IAN FINK

Ian Finkelstein is a Detroit-based jazz pianist and producer. He has been an active member of the Detroit jazz community since the age of 14, performing alongside artists such as Benny Golson, Patrice Rushen, Robert Hurst, Karriem Riggins, Louis Hayes, Curtis Fuller, Phil Ranelin, and Shahida Nurullah. He performed with Marcus Belgrave from 2010 until… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: DJ VAL JEANTY

Article repost from Nevah Black Down Few people in the world bring something different, stamped with an originality that can’t be compared.  I guarantee you’ve never seen or heard anything like the presence and sound of Haitian artist Val Jeanty known as VAL-INC.  She has been mesmerizing audiences around the world for some time, her RESUME is… Continue Reading

XXII DR JAZZ FESTIVAL – KNOW THE ARTISTS: TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON

Celebrating 40 years in music, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning drummer, producer and educator, Terri Lyne Carrington started her professional career at ten years old, being the youngest person to receive a union card in Boston, MA. She was featured as a “kid wonder” in many publications such as People, EBONY, and Modern Drummer magazines, among others. After studying under a… Continue Reading

FIRST EDITION OF THE ATLÉTICO DE MADRID SUMMER SOCCER CAMP CULMINATES

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic.- The first edition of the Atlético de Madrid Camp culminated successfully after 5 weeks of a lot of soccer and fun in the facilities of Los Establos. The Atlético de Madrid Academy began its activities in the Dominican Republic with the completion of the summer football camp, Atlético de Madrid, in… Continue Reading

FEDUJAZZ: EDUCATIONALLY JAZZING A BETTER TOMORROW

FEDUJAZZ is a non-profit foundation that provides free music education for the youth of the Dominican Republic. FEDUJAZZ, established in 2015, is a proud partner of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, which is now in its 22nd year. This collaboration has established a high-quality music education program and alliance that provide workshops with prominent musicians, including… Continue Reading