Carolina Calvache Marries Poetry and Music on Vida Profunda, out May 29th on Sunnyside Records
“Apart from music and in a broader sense, I’m convinced the more we learn and get to know about other cultures the less there would be conflicts, wars and injustice in the world.”
The album is a new fusion of classical and modern jazz orchestra music.
“It’s our responsibility as artists, not just respond artistically, but to also provide a measure of inspiration to the act of resistance.”
El trío indaga en las raíces afro-percusivas, a través del piano como voz principal.
“Quería expresar los sentimientos más profundos que todo ser humano atraviesa en la vida, sentimientos de alegría, de tristeza, de pérdida, esperanza y fortaleza”.
“When you are improvising, breathe deeply and relax first. You have to be creative and spontaneous, express your own feelings, and you have to have something to say.”
“I’ve chosen these two words to symbolize the merging of two different things: the strength of the traditional Afro-Venezuelan rhythms with the sophisticated harmonic and lyrical content of the songs.”