Florencia Gonzalez Candombe Project reflects his passion of South American Jazz - New CD "Between Loves"
Already completed the work of production "Between Loves", his new CD, which will have heard some issues in their daily presentations Jazz Clubs, Florencia was preparing with his musicians to launch this sensational musical approach, where the fusion is in order to enjoy it.
"She, Florencia Gonzalez, exalts the South American Jazz, a sub genre of Latin Jazz and many others, and wrap it in an enriching and pioneering journey". Luis Raul Montell - Jazz Caribe
Given the expectation created there will be a pre release day Friday 23 May at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn and the official release on June 11 in Drom, both in New York and then fly to Europe where baptized the CD "Between Loves" in Paris and Berlin, while for November will do it in Montevideo and Buenos Aires.
Florencia, composer, performer (multi woodwind player, singer), and session musician, leads bands that range from a duo of guitar and saxophone to a 20-piece Big Band.
Her Big Band has been together since 2007; playing regularly in Boston until 2011, when it was selected one of the best 5 jazz bands in Boston right before moving to New York, where she established a new Big Band composed by the finest jazz musicians of the city.
Parallel to her large ensembles (Big Band and 11 Piece Band), she leads a Candombe Project, which includes horns, percussion, singing and a lot of beautiful tunes from Uruguay and Argentina. This project performs regularly in New York and has been part of a number of jazz and Latin music festivals.
Born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay, her music career there encompassed a lot of different styles in a variety of groups (jazz, tango, bossa nova, rock, pop, funk, candombe, etc.).
She studied classical saxophone performance in Uruguay and as a classical musician was selected in 2003 as first saxophone of the National Symphonic Orchestra. In 2004 she moved to Boston, where she graduated with honors from Berklee College of Music with a dual Bachelor Degree in Jazz Composition and Performance. After graduating from Berklee College of Music she pursued her Master’s Degree in Jazz Composition at New England Conservatory, from where she also graduated with honors.
She is currently a member of the prestigious BMI Jazz Composer’s Workshop, and is also working as a music educator, teaching Music Theory, Ear Training, Jazz Ensemble and Woodwinds in various New York City music schools and conservatoires.
Not let them intrigued we chose this small sample of "Between Loves" ... appreciate: