Edmar Castaneda, Live at the Jazz Standard

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Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble

Tracks include Cuarto de Colores; Entre Cuerdas; Jesus de Nazareth; Double Portion; Carroa Carrao; and Zamir Blues

“Edmar Castaneda World Ensemble; Live at the Jazz Standard” is the latest release by Colombian jazz harpist Edmar Castaneda. The recording features Castaneda, performing on his Llanera style harp, with friends from around the world in a November 2014 concert at the famed jazz venue. “Each of [these]musicians is very special and brings to my music their experiences in life,” says Castaneda, who describes the album as “my prayer, translated in music, for the suffering of the human race. I want these songs to resound in heaven and bring us back the peace, love, and tolerance that we all need.”

Featured on the recording along with Castaneda are:

Gregoire Maret, harmonica
Marshall Gilkes, trombone
Itai Kriss, flute
Shlomi Cohen, soprano sax
Pablo Vergara, piano Rodrigo
Villalon, drums
David Silliman, percussion
Andrea Tierra, vocals
Tamer Pinarbasi, kanun
Sergio Krakowski, pandero

The recording can be purchased on iTunes. For more about Edmar Castaneda visit www.edmarcastaneda.com.

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