Javier Gutierrez & Vivaz

Javier Gutierrez & Vivaz: Latin Caravan

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Artist: Javier Gutierrez & Vivaz
Title: Latin Caravan

Viváz Latin Band is a musical group that uniquely combines Latin Jazz, Salsa, and Caribbean sounds. Viváz was formed in New Orleans, Louisiana in April of 2001. The band is comprised of musicians from many different countries including Puerto Rico, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, and the United States. A highly original sound is achieved by these energetic musicians who combine traditional Latin music styles with innovative ideas. The band is centered upon a nimble nylon-string guitar, a Cuban tres guitar and accomplished vocals, all led by founder and leader Javier Gutierrez. The group is seasoned with multiple percussionists, piano, upright bass, and a powerhouse brass section which lends itself to their unique and harmonious sound. Viváz delivers through their interpretations, tremendous quality musical performances throughout many venues in New Orleans and other U.S. cities. The group is also recognized without a doubt as one of the best bands for it's genre by various press agencies and television stations. With their Hot Tropical and Latin Jazz sounds, Viváz is able to create a musical dimension of rhythm and vivaciousness throughout their shows. This atmosphere has always been a draw for hundreds of followers and dancers that enjoy those wild and lively musical and rhythmic descargas that the band is known for creating every time! Viváz stages performaces both locally as well as outside of Louisiana and has participated in many festivals, clubs, and special events. The repertoire includes outstanding original compositions as well as traditional musical standards of South America and the Caribbean. Most notably, Viváz has had the pleasure and honor to perform anually at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In this festival, considered as one of the largest and most important festivals of it's kind in the country; Viváz has consistently delivered spectacular and outstanding concerts. Most recently, Viváz was invited to partcipate in Brownsville's Seventh Anual Jazz Festival, this as it turns out has been one of the band's many favorite performances so far..... Viváz Band Menbers: Javier Gutierrez - lead vocal, Cuban tres, Spanish guitar and electric (Bolivia) David Brouillette - electric bass (USA) Rik Fletcher - piano (USA) Donald Jarquin - backup vocals, congas, bongos (Nicaragua) Abdel Jarquin - backup vocals, timbales, percussion (Nicaragua) Antonio del Valle - congas (Puerto Rico) Alex Bueno - tambora, guiro (Dominican Rep.) Andy Pizzo - first trombone (USA) Patrick Bordelone - second trombone (USA) Jeff Sutton - trumpet (USA)

1.1 Una Semana
1.2 Bailando Mi Cha Cha Cha
1.3 Mi Tres
1.4 El Sonero
1.5 Como Fue
1.6 Damelo
1.7 Quiero Saber
1.8 Montuneando
1.9 Ay!!! Que Descarga
1.10 Afirmattion

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