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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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THE DR JAZZ FESTIVAL HAND IN HAND WITH CAP CANA CONQUERS THE PUNTA CANA REGION

This summer edition will have a magnificent representation with award winning exponents of the jazz genre The XXII version of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will be held for the first time in the East coast of the Dominican Republic, with a musical repertoire in “Los Establos”, of Cap Cana, on August 25 at 8:00… Continue Reading

WE CONGRATULATE OUR MAESTRO, DANTE CUCURULLO, WITH THE LAUNCH OF HIS MASTERPIECE “GARRICK, SYMPHONIC POEM” 

Article repost from Diario Libre The maestro Dante Cucurrullo finally materialized an old wish: to produce a symphonic record production, which contains five works of his authorship, three of them winners of the National Composition Prize. “Garrick, symphonic poem” gives title to the record material that he recorded without a commercial spirit and that became… Continue Reading

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THE PUNTA CANA MUSIC & ARTS FOUNDATION & ACADEMY HOSTED TRIBUTE FOR MOTHERS CONCERT

The Punta Cana Music and the Arts Foundation and the Punta Cana Music and Arts Academy presented “Tribute to Mothers Concert” this past Friday May 25th at 6:00 at Punta Palmera in Cap Cana, with free admission.   “The program involved almost all of our students and guests, it is a “rainbow” of talents that… Continue Reading

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SALSA SINGER VICTOR MANUELLE CELEBRATING HIS 25 YEAR CAREER IN CAP CANA

Article repost from Listin Diario With his album “25/7”, the salsa artist Víctor Manuelle will celebrate his 25 years of career on April 28, at the equestrian city of Los Establos  at Cap Cana . In this performance he will premiere the songs of this new album, while at the same time taking his fans in a musical time warp… Continue Reading