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Dominican Jazz Week Activities

Actividades de la semana de Jazz en Dominicana

Dominican Jazz Week Activities
Santo DOmingo, Dominican Republic 1/29/2012

This week, as we usher in the Month of Love – February – we are happy to announce a series of special programs for Jazz lovers and lovers of culture in general. Two concerts and a photo exhibition dedicated to Jazz are part of the innovative program being offered by Jazz Dominicana, a project dedicated to the diffusion and presentation of Jazz to enthusiasts and the general public.

Activities for the week of January 29 to February 4, 2012
Space 1:   Jazz Picante (Spicy Jazz) in La Cantina
Jazz Picante in La Cantina – February 2012
Concert:     Javier Vargas & ATRE

Our February musical offerings include Javier Vargas & ATRE – a Jazz-Fusion group led by guitarist Javier Vargas (Javielo) … high octane Jazz-Rock Funk-Fusion. This quartet is made up of Javier (Javielo) Vargas – band leader and lead guitarist; Helen de la Rosa – drums; Luis Feliz on bass and Hedrich Báez on keyboard. A surprise guest will also be joining the group at this concert.
Javielo will be performing pieces by famous musicians such as Pat Metheny, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Chick Corea & John Scofield, to name a few. This is a night of Jazz you won’t want to miss. And don’t forget, there are several surprises in store, so be there and enjoy the fun!

Date: Wednesday February 1             Time: 8:30 p.m.
Place: La Cantina of El Agave,  115Arzobispo Meriño, Colonial Zone                            
Entrance: NO COVER                  Reservations: 809-567-4444

Sunset Jazz Fiesta – February 2012
Concert:   Jordi Masalles and Guests
This year’s 2012 season opens on Friday February 3rd with lots of activities. At 6:00 pm, we will inaugurate the Photo Exhibition of our very own César Sánchez: “The Color of Jazz in La Azotea.” This will be followed by the main course: a night of Jazz put on by our friend and drummer, Jordi Masalles. As you can see, the Sunset Jazz Fiesta is opening in style this year!

When Jordi Masalles joins us on stage at the Sunset Jazz Fiesta, we’ll not only enjoy his music but we’re also going to be treated to a chance to see his talented back-up musicians in the bargain. Every time they come back here, it is a fabulous get-together as well as a musical treat.
At this season opener, Jordi has a night full of surprises in store for all of us…one after the other, from the musicians, the invited guests to the repertory itself. So, DON’T MISS this special event on Friday, February 3rd!!

Date: FRIDAY February 3rd          Time: 6:30 p.m.
Place: Dominican Fiesta Hotel      Address: Ave. Anacaona 101 – Mirador Sur
Entrance: No Cover                      Reservations: 809-562-8222
Jazz Dominicana, a project dedicated to the diffusion and presentation of Jazz, wishes to thank everyone who has helped distribute this information which seeks to spread information and knowledge about Jazz so that it can be understood and enjoyed by all. 
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