Edgar Pantoja, Jazz Pianist

Edgar Pantoja

Date:
Add to Calendar 2021-09-19 18:00:00 2021-09-19 18:00:00 Edgar Pantoja Lobby The Betsy [email protected] America/New_York public
Time:
6PM-11PM
Location:
Lobby
Edgar PANTOJA is a Pianist, composer, arranger, and music educator who specializes in modern and traditional Cuban genres, Latin jazz, and world music.

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Edgar PANTOJA is a Pianist, composer, arranger, and music educator who specializes in modern and traditional Cuban genres, Latin jazz, and world music. His engaging music combines Cuban roots sources of rumba, son, and timba with international rhythms of samba, Moroccan Gnawa, jazz and funk. Born in Santiago de Cuba, Pantoja has spent decades touring and collaborating with an myriad stars, including Rubén Blades, David Murray, and Angelique Kidjo. He was also pianist/keyboardist and arranger for Cuban conga maestro Pedrito Martinez. Pantoja graduated from the Conservatorio Esteban Salas and the Conservatorio Jose Maria Ochoa, in Cuba.

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