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JANE BUNNETT AND MAQUEQUE

Jane Bunnett, ss & fl
Joanna Majoko, voc & perc
Mary Paz, congas & voc
Dánae Olano, p
Tailin Marrero, b
Yissy Garcia, dr

Rhythm-driven and melodic Cuban Jazz, directed by the multiple Grammy nominated soprano saxophonist  Jane Bunnett and her all-ladies band.

Exklusive in Switzerland!
At Jazzfestival Bern for the first time!

Five-time Juno Award winner, Jane Bunnett has turned her bands and recordings into showcases for the finest musical talent from Canada, the US, and Cuba. She has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, received The Order of Canada, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and, most recently, The Premier’s Award for Excellence. With Maqueque, Bunnett has created something new and phenomenal in the world of jazz. What started out five years ago as a project to record and mentor young brilliant Cuban female musicians, has become one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene. In the last year, they have played in major jazz festivals like Newport and Monterey, were nominated for a Grammy Award for their newest release, “Oddara”, and, most recently, were voted as one the top ten jazz groups by the prestigious DownBeat magazine’s critics poll. An internationally acclaimed musician, Bunnett is known for her creative integrity, improvisational daring, and courageous artistry. Her exploration of Afro-Cuban melodies expresses the universality of music, and her ability to embrace and showcase the rhythms and culture of Cuba has been ground-breaking. She has toured the world bringing her own special sound to numerous jazz festivals, displaying her versatility as a flutist, saxophone player, and pianist. Two documentaries have been made about Bunnett’s work: “Spirits of Havana” by the National Film Board was presented at numerous film festivals internationally, on television, and in Europe. A more recent film, “Embracing Voices”, has been shown at film festivals and is awaiting commercial release. 16.04..-20.04.2019 Jane Bunnett & MaquequeAs an educator, spokesperson, and social activist, Jane remains unafraid to explore uncharted territory in her quest for excellence.

Concerts

Tue. 16.04. - Sat. 20.04.2019

1st Concert 7:30 p.m.
(Doors 7:00 p.m.)

2nd concert 10:00 p.m.
(Doors 9:30 p.m.)

Admission

One Concert CHF 46.-
Both Concerts CHF 69.-

Links

Jane Bunnett

 

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