Built around legendary Earth Wind & Fire guitarist, Al McKay, and a group of top Los Angeles studio and road musicians is the aptly named “Earth Wind & Fire Experience feat. Al McKay”. They are all about the music.
Performing hit after hit of the super group’s material, in the original keys with the original feel, […]
In a career that spans three decades and a discography that includes more than a dozen eclectic and innovative recordings, six-time Grammy nominee Mike Stern has established himself as one of the premier jazz and jazz-fusion guitarists and composers of his generation.
Born in Boston in January 1953, Stern grew up in Washington DC, then returned […]
Grammy winning trumpeter ROY HARGROVE, has firmly established himself among the premier players in Jazz & Beyond. With nearly 20 recordings as a leader, and many more as an indispenseable sideman, Roy,( an early devotee of legendary David “ Fathead ” Newman), has played and recorded with luminaries such as Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Roy […]
The Ploctones represent everything that jazz is about. They express a feeling of liberation, that can only exist in your wildest fantasies. Their music swings, howls,vibrates, bangs and whacks like nothing else. And if you would describe improvisation as ‘a question of catching what goes around’, then the Ploctones prove that they have perfectly tuned […]
FUENTE will surely be the sensation of CSJF 2015. This group of youngsters recently launched their first song titled “Aw’i Coco” (cocunut water) of their new CD and it became a instant hit in Aruba. Their objective is to preserve and enrich the local music, infusing the composition and arrangements with Jazzy and juvenile music […]
Delbert Bernabela is a Woodwind specialist with over 30 years of stage experience in the Caribbean, Venezuela, the USA and the Europe. Delbert Bernabela was born on the island of Aruba where he started to play guitar in his teens. After a couple of years he switched to flute and then to saxophone. After high school […]
Michael Bremo says that he doesn’t come from a musical family, like other musicians on the island tend to do. However, it must be said that the 27-year old drummer has made quite a name for himself in the last ten years. “I’ve played with just about everybody who’s anybody in Aruba, throughout the years.” […]
‘Failing to fail’. That has been the motto of local band The Failures for the past seventeen years. And with such a jovial and slightly mischievous attitude they have managed to always stay true to that creed. Back in the late nineties, a group of friends in the town San Nicolas would always come together. […]