Gina D’Soto & Caracas Trio, co-presented by J. Michael Harrison, host of The Bridge
Jazz performances featuring Cuban-American vocalist Gina D’Soto and Venezuelan group Caracas Trio, as part of Painted Bride’s Jazz on Market event series.
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Gina D’Soto is one of the first prominent Cuban musicians to emerge out of the late 90’s generation, with a sound best described as the blending of jazz, soul, fusion and Cuban traditions. Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, Gina D’Soto was only 15 years old when she began to develop an interest in singing, and started collaborating with acclaimed Cuban musicians such as Yassek Manzano and Dayme Arozena. Gina has shared the stage with world-renowned musicians like Arturo O’Farrill, Antonio Sanchez, Roman Filiu, Ana Tijoux, and Jon Faddis. Band: Lex Corten on keys, Juan Diego Villalobos on vibraphone, mallet station, and keybass, Kayvon Gordon on drums, Gina D’Soto vocals. (Gina on NPR Live Sessions)
Caracas Trio consists of three Venezuelan musicians exploring their musical roots through a contemporary lens. The Caracas Trio is Gadi Lehavi on piano and keyboards, Juan Diego Villalobos on vibraphone, mallet station, keybass, and percussion, and Daniel Prim on drums and percussion. (Caracas Trio on NPR Live Sessions)