17º Festival de Jazz de Panamá – Concierto de Gala

Event Description:

You are invited to enjoy on Wednesday, January 15, the “Gala Concert” of the 17th Panama Jazz Festival 2020 “, where great artists such as” Danilo Pérez, La Big Band by Roberto Delgado and guest artist Rubén Blades, Dianne Reeves, Isaac Delgado, Terri Lyne Carrington & John Patitucci “will meet to make a spectacular presentation.

This great event aims to raise funds for the educational programs of the Danilo Pérez Foundation. It will be held at the Anayansi Theater of the Atlapa Convention Center at 8:00 pm.

“Danilo Pérez” (Panama): pianist, composer, educator and social activist, the Panamanian composer is recognized as one of the most creative musicians of contemporary music. His music is a mixture of Panamanian roots with elements of Latin American popular music, jazz, European impressionism and African and other musical heritage that promote music as a multidimensional bridge between people.

“Big Band by Roberto Delgado” (Panama): since 2010, Rubén Blades has been accompanied by the Big Band by Roberto Delgado, from Panama, with whom he has performed at the most prestigious festivals and venues in Europe, the United States and Latin America . The band is composed by Roberto Delgado himself, who assumes the direction, musical arrangements and interpretation of the electric bass.

“Dianne Reeves” (USA): the five-time Grammy winner, is the most important jazz vocalist in the world. As a result of his impressive virtuosity, improvisational skills and unique jazz and R&B. Reeves received the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive years.

“Issac Delgado (Cuba): Born in Havana, Issac was part of prominent groups within the Cuban music scene, such as the Orchestra of Pacho Alonso and NG La Banda, both orchestras of great popularity in the panorama the largest of the Antilles.

“John Patitucci” (USA): He has been awarded three times with Grammy Awards and has been nominated more than 15 times. John has an international career with fans around the world and is considered one of the best bass players of all time.

“Rúben Blades” (Panama): singer, songwriter, musician, actor, lawyer, politician and Panamanian activist. He has developed much of his artistic career in New York City. His style has been described as “intellectual sauce” and in many countries he is known as the “salsa poet”. His songs have reached great popularity and he is considered one of the most successful and prolific singer-songwriters in Latin America.

“Terri Lyne Carrington” (USA): drummer, songwriter, singer, record producer and winner of three Grammy Awards. She has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Clark Terry, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Joe Sample, Al Jarreau, Yellowjackets, and many others. In 2007 she was appointed teacher in her alma mater, Berklee College of Music, where she created the Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Institute.

For more information you can contact: (507) 317-1466 / [email protected] or visit the attached links.

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Video: Rubén Blades con Roberto Delgado Salsa Big Band | LA MORA
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