Review: Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2014
PUERTO PLATA The executive committee of the Educational Foundation of Jazz (FEDUJAZZ) organizes every year the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, acknowledged by maestro Rafael Solano for his long career in art and is an excellent ambassador for our country in foreign shores.
Master Rafael Solano Sanchez, who was born on April 10, 1931 in Puerto Plata, is a pianist, composer, writer, and former Dominican ambassador to UNESCO, who has excelled throughout his career in music, being the author of over a hundred compositions of various genres spanning the romantic, folkloric court, as well as choral and religious, plus merengue, of course.
Solano has his signature song “Por Amor” which was the song Dominican greater impact around the world, translated into several languages and performed by singers like Niní Cáffaro, Marco Antonio Muniz, Jon Secada, Mariachi Vargas, Vicky Carr and Placido Sunday.
According to the chronicle provided by the communicator Tony Almonte, states that in addition to the tribute to the maestro Rafael Solano, the third night of the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival 2014, on Saturday, November 8 at Playa Cabarete was a huge success where the Dominican Edgar Molina began the day with a fusion of jazz rhythm of Hip Hop a new style and very innovative accompanied by Dj live.
In the second half of the concert, a group of young musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in Boston, they delighted the audience with performances that allowed each of the group members demonstrate why they are part of this prestigious musical institution.
It is emphasized that these young people displayed their extraordinary talents on the saxophone, clarinet, trombone, bass, guitar, drums and percussion, inescapable testimony to the diversity of their ethnic roots.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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