Jazz at MOCA presents The DLP Collective 9/25/15

Jazz at MOCA presents The DLP Collective
Friday, 09/25/2015 – 08:00 pm – 09:15 pm
ariel-3Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th St,
North Miami, Florida 33156
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Cost: Free

Friday September 25 at 8 PM
Museum of Contemporary Art

A fixture in the New York music scene, Cuban born bassist ARIEL ALEJANDRO DE LA PORTILLA combines elements of jazz, Afrocuban and funk to his unique brand of improvised music. With an emphasis on melody and groove, Ariel combines his eclectic musical vocabulary into a journey of soulful improvised exploration. A unique voice on both Upright and Electric bass, Ariel Alejandro DLP’s diversity reflects his eclectic musical journey.
Ariel Alejandro has shared the stage with artists ranging from singer-songwriters such as Amber Rubarth and Jessy Tomsko, to legendary percussionists like Candido Camero, and Giovanni Hidalgo.

Since relocating to New York in the spring of 2003 Ariel Alejandro has shared the stage with artists such as Ray Vega, Peter Erskine, Candido Camero, Patato Valdez, Dave Valentin, Bill O’Connell, Edy Martinez, Willie Martinez, Eddie Daniels, Jeremy Pelt and Sonny Bravo.
Most recent projects include touring with Grammy-nominated cellist Dave Eggar and percussionist Chuck Palmer, The Noah Haidu Quartet, Jessy Tomsko, Julio Monterrey and the 2’s and 4’s, Afromantra, Hammerstep and The Craig Street Ramblers. Ariel also performs throughout New York with various local ensembles and dance bands.

The FREE 90-minute concert, celebrating Hispanic Awareness Month, is at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. For more information visit mocanomi.org. Music program curated by KCC Productions.

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