Do you feel that you don’t have anything to contribute as a singer beyond the lyrics? The days of the singer waiting for the instrumentalists to be done soloing are over! In this hands-on workshop, vocalists will learn tools and techniques for accompanying instrumentalists during solo sections. Using melodic lines, guide tones, bass lines, and textures, singers can be part of the band in a supportive role.
On July 6th, the new album “Neotropical,” by Susana Pineda & The New Quartet, will be released on all major platforms. It will be available for purchase and streaming on Itunes, Spotify, SoundCloud, Youtube, Amazon, etc…
Susana Pineda & The New Quartet will present their special CD Pre- Release concert with their blend of modern jazz, latin rhythms and other popular genres.The original pieces and arrangements that they will perform explore the musical interaction and intermixture of the city and the nature, the modern and the tradicional, of North and South America, in order to create a new, colorful and exciting sound.
This concert will explore the cutting edges of modern improvised music! In various combinations, voice, tenor sax, piano, electric and acoustic bass, and drum set will blend to interpret works by established innovators Tigran Hamasyan and Ben Wendel as well as bring to life compositions by rising star to the Bay Area jazz scene, Michael Echaniz.