时间/Time: 2017年6月13日 21:00
地点/Venue: 黄昏黎明俱乐部 (DDC)
Shanlao Hutong NO. 14, Dongcheng District
The Edward Latin Jazz Quartet is:
Drums: Eduardo (Edward) Barroetabeña (Cuba)
Sax: Joe O’Mara (US)
Keyboard: José Pérez (Venezuela)
Bass: Andy Santana (Cuba)
Special Guest: Laura Gonzalez (Cuba)
Eduardo (Edward) Barroetabeña is from Las Tunas, Cuba. He studied music from 1997 until 2001 at “ El Cucalambe “ music school in Las Tunas and from 2001 until 2006 at Professional Conservatory of Music “José Maria Ochoa in Holguin”, in the speciality of percussion.
His ability, virtuosity, and versatility allowed him to play and shared stage with prestigious musicians and bands: Afro Cuban All Stars, Chucho Valdes, Wynton Marsalis, David Sanchez, Stefon Harris, Christian Scott, Jose Luis Quintana(Changuito), Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Emilio Morales, Amadito Valdez, Mayito Rivera(Los Van Van), Laurent Couson, Enrique Lazaga, Gary Lucas, Kash Killion, Jane Bunnette, Alex Acuña, Melvis Santa, and many others.
He has performed not only in the main stage in Cuba but also at relevant international events: Barranqui Jazz Festival in Colombia, Java Jazz Festival, Singapore Jazz Festival, Martinique Jazz Festival, JZ Festival (Shanghai), Midi Festival and Strawberry Festival in China, Jazz Plaza, etc.
Moreover, In 2009 and 2010 he won as a composer at the Jojazz Contest, a competition that brings together young talents in Cuba and in 2015 he won the Drums Solo Contest of the Victoria Drum Festival 2015 of Canada.
Joe O’Mara is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger, from Detroit Michigan USA. Has an undergraduate degree in music from Wayne State University and a Graduate Degree in Performance from the University of Michigan. Joe has played in many different types of musical settings, theater pit orchestras, big bands, jazz groups. He has performed at the Detroit International Jazz Festival, the Marciac Jazz Festival in France, the Michigan Jazz Festival, and numerous stadiums, TV and Radio shows in China. Joe has played with Matt Guitar Murphy (Blues Brothers) The Temptation, 4 Tops, Aretha Franklin, and The O-Jays. In Detroit Joe has his own group The Modern CAP Band (septet) which focuses on original modern Jazz Compositions and arrangements. Joe currently lives in Detroit and has lived and work in New York and Beijing.
José Pérez is from Venezuela, study diferentes styles in different music school, double bass in the school of Federico villegas, piano, keyboard, jazz harmony and composition in TMV (Tecnológico de Música de Valencia) Percussion and Afro Americano Folk history at Fundación Bigot Caracas Venezuela.
Had been in cooperation with exchange are and cultures since come to China in 2004 playing in different music festival, especially in jazz, rock, blues and Latin styles.
Andy Santana, following his grandfather and father poet, composer & musician careers, at age 16 started his music career in the Martha Abréu Conservatory in Villa Clara City playing the bass.
With a perfect developed ear, his father encouraged him to study piano.
after 3 years, he graduated and became part of a famous local band called Aceituna sin Hueso which was a mixture of oriental, flamenco & Latin music.
after a year, he covered for 3 months the bass in Moneda Dura, a band of seven Cuban guys with a more commercial style.
In 2004 he moved to Mexico City, being part of the musicians of Cuban singer & composer David Torrens. Later, he went back to Cuba & with other musicians created the band Habana en Clave, a Cuban Latin concept. The band was fast hired by a London famous Latin restaurant & bar, El Floridita from 2006 to 2009. In winter 2009, the band then was hired & they moved to Beijing. Since then he has been playing with different musicians from around the World in different cities of China. He plays bass, guitar & sings. His aims are Latin, Jazz and Latin Jazz. Andy Santana lives now in Shanghai, working for TV and huge events.
Laura Gonzalez is a music Teacher, Singer, Flautist, Guitarist, Composer from Cuba.
Music teacher in “Maximo Gomez” Music School Camaguey, “El Cucalambe” Music School in Las Tunas.
From 2011 until date Laura has Performed with: Holguin Symphonic Orchestra, Camaguey Symphonic Orchestra, ISA Symphonic Ochestra, Lyceum Mozartiano from Havana, Oddara Jazz Quintet, Yasek Manzano Jazz Ensemble, Camaguey Folkloric Orchestra, Camaguey Traditional Septet, Arsis Sextet.
2008 First Place in Woodwind Contest in Camaguey City.
2009 Second Place Woodwind Contest in Holguin City.
2005-2016 She has obtained several awards by Governmental Organizations.