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Phone (347) 708-7591
Price Free, suggested donation $5
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Latin
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Bronx Rising! Presents Music: Ray Martínez and Cuerda y Tambo

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 8:00p

A prominent bassist/arranger in the contemporary Latin and Salsa music scenes with a percussive style that is both melodic and hard-driving, Ray Martínez has composed, arranged, recorded, and performed with Latin jazz legend Mongo Santamaria. As the leader and creator of his own salsa band, Conjunto Tipico Criollo, Martínez has produced three albums and was a member of the Buddha Latin Jazz All Stars. He has performed in two world tours with David Byrne.

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Growing up in New York City, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, bassist Ray Martinez first began performing in the Big Apple with a group called Frequency. Producer Teo Macero, no slouch when it comes to looking for talent, picked up this band for a CBS recording, kick-starting Martinez's active career as a bassist, composer, and bandleader....
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