Wed Dec 8, Kervin Barreto CD release at Trane Studio

Wed. December 8: CD Release Concert Series  – 8:00pm: Kervin Barreto Quartet + 2

Cover: $10

Cuban trumpeter and composer Kervin Barreto presents his recently Solo Album Debut entitled “First Impulse”, recorded in Toronto 2010 with his group. All compositions in his first CD release, except the piece “Continuum” by pianist composer/ David Virelles, are composed, arranged and conducted by him. Graduated at The National School for the Arts in Havana 2001, Cuba. At the age of 17, Kervin started playing, recording and touring (across Europe and North America’s most important Jazz festivals) with the prestigious Cuban band “Klimax”, leaded by drummer and composer Giraldo Piloto; recording in the Album Giraldo Piloto & Friends, and Oye Como Va and performing with the

Cuban National Folklorico, Muñequitos deMatanzas, Yoruba Andabo and Los Ibellis for 3 years in The Tambor International Festv held in Havana as well as winning 3rd Prize in the International JOJAZZ Solo Competition held in Havana City, 2003. Upon his arrival in Toronto, Kervin has performed/recorded and share the stage with such outstanding musicians as Jane Bunnett, Norman Marshall, Roberto Ochippinti, Archie Alleyne, David Virelles, Francisco Mela, Hermeto Pascual and Vince Mendonza to name a few…

:: Kervin Barreto – trumpet

:: Luis Deniz – alto sax

:: Harley Card – guitar

:: Devon Henderson – acoustic bass

:: Frank Durand – drums

:: Jalidan Ruiz – percussion

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