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International Jazz Day

The Dominican Republic is taking part in the worldwide celebrations of International Jazz Day during the week of 22-30 April 2016.

The event is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture with the support of UNESCO, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz and Jazz en Dominicana. Special events are planned for the Dominican Fiesta Hotel and Lulu Tasting Bar in Santo Domingo and the Centro Leon in Santiago.

The celebrations kick off with a performance by the National Conservatory of Music Ensembles at Dominican Fiesta Jazz on Friday, 22 April. On Friday, 29 April, marking International Jazz Day, the Corey Allen Band will be playing at the Fiesta Sunset Jazz. The band is made up of Corey Allen (Piano), Pengbian Sang (bass) and Federico Mendez (guitar). Music starts at 7pm. The event is dedicated to the late musician, composer and arranger Pachy Carrasco.

Look out for more events celebrating jazz in Santo Domingo, Santiago and in Puerto Plata (Sosua and Cabarete).

Source: DR1

April 10, 2016

Category: DR News |

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