A night of Original Music & Jazz with vocalist Raquel Rivera and pianist Benito Gonzalez...
About the Artists ˜
Raquel Rivera is a contemporary jazz and world music vocalist from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The young talent is set apart by her bright, smooth tone and her innovative delivery of tunes ranging in style. Bringing an eclectic range of repertoire to every performance, rivera draws from her roots in caribbean and latin american music, as well as her love of contemporary jazz. Singing in both english and spanish, she presents a breadth of textures and colors that support her unique arrangements.
Born into a family of Venezuelan folk musicians, jazz pianist Benito Gonzalez has always had a deeprooted appreciation for pastimes and traditions. Today, as a rising star of one of America’s finest musical traditions, Gonzalez has come to his current status by following in the footsteps of jazz’s ancestral forebears. The fusion of world rhythms and straight-ahead jazz makes this passionate performer an audience favorite all over the world.
No Cover, $5 Minimum