Dayren SANTAMARIA & 'Made In Cuba': Afro-Cuban Jazz Band

Sat Dec 22 2018

8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill

6725 W. Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

$25.00

All Ages

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Dayren was fated to be an entertainer. Born in Matanzas, Cuba to a professional musician father and an actress mother, she opted for a musical life and chose to study violin at age 8. Her passion for music has taken her on a journeyaround the world and across musical styles.

After graduating from the National Art School in Havana, she had extended engagements playing with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Havana and as concertmaster of the Camerata Romeu. Both engagements involved extensive live performance, international touring, recording, and film score work in a range of genres.

Dayren earned her master's in music performance from the University of South Florida in Tampa. While in Tampa, she recorded and performed with respected artists including Gumbi Ortiz and Fred Johnson. She also performed regularly with world-music group Wassalou at Walt Disney World and with theUSF Symphony Orchestra.

Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2006, she has worked extensively with latin jazz ensemble Mongorama and appears on their Grammy-nominated 2012 CD. She has also performed in LA with variety of groups including performances with actor/musician/producer Andy Garcia, a fellow Cuban emigree. She still has time to pursue other musical activites including working with other groups and teaching engagements.

Catalina Bar & Grill
Dayren SANTAMARIA & 'Made In Cuba': Afro-Cuban Jazz Band

  • Dayren SANTAMARIA

    Dayren SANTAMARIA

    Latin Jazz

    Dayren was fated to be an entertainer. Born in Matanzas, Cuba to a professional musician father and an actress mother, she opted for a musical life and chose to study violin at age 8. Her passion for music has taken her on a journey around the world and across musical styles.

    Most recently she formed her band Dayren Santamaria & Made in Cuba in 2015 with some of the best musicians in Los Angeles including Oscar Hernandez (Piano), Jimmy Branly (Drums/Timbales), Joey De Leon (Congas/Vocals), and Carlitos Del Puerto (Bass). They perform regularly in L.A.; check Dayren.com for schedule information.

    Early in her career, after graduating from the National Art School in Havana, she had extended engagements playing with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Havana and as concertmaster of the Camerata Romeu. Both engagements involved extensive live performance, international touring, recording, and film score work in a range of genres.

    Dayren earned her master's in music performance from the University of South Florida in Tampa. While in Tampa, she recorded and performed with respected artists including Gumbi Ortiz and Fred Johnson. She also performed regularly with world-music group Wassalou at Walt Disney World and with the USF Symphony Orchestra.

    Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2006, she has worked extensively with latin jazz ensemble Mongorama and appears on their Grammy-nominated 2012 CD. She has also performed in LA with variety of groups including performances with actor/musician/producer Andy Garcia, a fellow Cuban emigree. She still has time to pursue other musical activites including working with other groups and teaching engagements.

    Well-schooled in styles spanning classical music, jazz, R&B, salsa, and Cuban folkloric music, Dayren has earned praise from appreciative fans for her passionate renditions of works on both acoustic and electric violin. She provides music suitable for all occasions, whether as a member of an orchestra, ensemble or group, or even as solo violin with or without recorded accompaniment.

    Audiences and fellow musicians in a range of musical styles know that this young lady can really play and isn’t limited to reading orchestral scores! Her performance experience and her passion for music are evident.

    Dayren was a member of the Cuban group Camereta Romeu when it was documented in the 2002 film Cuba Mia ("My Cuba"). The film affords a look at the workings of a busy string ensemble as well as a glipse into the daily life of Havana residents.

  • Oscar Hernandez

    Oscar Hernandez

    Latin Jazz

    Three-time Grammy Award Winner Oscar Hernández has long been considered one of the most gifted and prominent pianist/ arrangers on the contemporary Latin, Latin-jazz and salsa music scene.

    Oscar Hernandez is the leader of the world renowned “Spanish Harlem Orchestra”. With their five CD’s to date, Oscar and SHO as they are commonly known, were nominated for a Grammy on their first CD “Un Gran Dia En El Barrio”, won the Grammy for their second CD release,” Across 110th Street” and nominated for their third CD “United We Swing”, and winning yet another Grammy with their 4th CD “Viva La Tradicion”Their latest is self tittled just “Spanish Harlem Orchestra featuring jazz greats Chick Corea & Joe Lovano as special guests. Oscar is the leader, music producer as well as pianist/arranger on all CD’s. Since the band’s inception in the year 2001, SHO have garnered numerous awards and world acclaim as one of the finest exponents of Salsa and Latin/Jazz music. Spanish Harlem Orchestra is generally considered one of the best Salsa orchestras today and one of the finest music ensembles in the world.

    Oscar’s career as a professional began in the 70’s performing and recording with such seminal artists as Ismael Miranda ,Ray Barreto, Celia Cruz, Conjunto Libre, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez & Grupo Folklorico. Oscar was responsible for charting the musical course of the Rubén Blades Band. “Seis Del Solar”. Increasingly in demand as a pianist, arranger and producer, the Bronx native has produced such artists as Ruben Blades, Paul Simon, Willie Colón “Carabali”, Daniel Ponce, Rafael Dejesus, Eddie Torres, Phil Hernandez, Steve Kroon, Juan Luis Guerra, etc. and than made a more personal statement with the debut CD’s “Decision” and “Alternate Roots” by his band Seis Del Solar the Rubén Blades Band sans Rubén, and now with his 2X Grammy Award winning band “The Spanish Harlem Orchestra”.

    In addition to being Rubén Blades pianist, arranger and musical director, Oscar Hernández has enjoyed a prolific musical career recording and performing with such world renown artists as Latin music king Tito Puente, Queen of Salsa Music Celia Cruz, Latin Pop Star Julio Iglesias, Juan Luis Guerra, Ray Barreto, Earl Klugh, Dave Valentin, Johnny Pacheco, Ismael Miranda, Pete”Conde” Rodríquez, Oscar De’leon, Luis “Perico” Ortiz, “Libre’ “Grupo Folkorico Experimental”, Willie Colón, Kirsty MacColl, etc…..Oscar’s musical exploits include working as Musical Director/Conductor, arranging and producing the music for “The Capeman,” pop-rock icon Paul Simon’s Broadway musical. In addition, Oscar is also the music producer of “The Capeman” cast recording. Oscar was Musical Director/Arranger for the hit shows “Quien Mato A Hector Lavoe” and “La Lupe” at the 47th Street Theatre. He was also, Music Supervisor/Arranger for the show “Four Guys named Jose & Una Mujer named Maria”.

    In addition to having firmly established his reputation as an excellent musician and producer/arranger, Oscar has composed music for film having scored the music for the film documentaries, “If The Mango Tree Could Speak” by Pat Goudvis &”Angela Tiene Un Bebé” by Paula Heredia, HBO’s “Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story” and Cuban Roots/Bronx Stories by Pam Sporn.

    In addition to leading New York’s Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Oscar also leads an All Star Salsa Orchestra in Los Angeles and performs with his Latin Jazz Quintet. “Alma Libre” His new quintet CD titled “The Art of Latin Jazz will be released on Origin Records in March 2017. As a musical director/arranger, he is in demand by many of today’s top Latino artists.

    Most recently , Oscar is responsible for the orchestrations & arrangements of the new hit Broadway Musical by Gloria Estefan, “On Your Feet”.

  • Joey De Leon

    Joey De Leon

    Latin Jazz

  • Luis Conte

    Luis Conte

    Latin Jazz

  • Jorge Perez Sawa

    Jorge Perez Sawa

    Latin Jazz

  • Alfred Ortiz

    Alfred Ortiz

    Latin Jazz

  • Iris Sandra Cepeda

    Iris Sandra Cepeda

    Latin Jazz

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Dayren SANTAMARIA & 'Made In Cuba': Afro-Cuban Jazz Band

Sat Dec 22 2018 8:30 PM

Catalina Bar & Grill Hollywood CA
Dayren SANTAMARIA & 'Made In Cuba': Afro-Cuban Jazz Band

$25.00 All Ages

Dayren was fated to be an entertainer. Born in Matanzas, Cuba to a professional musician father and an actress mother, she opted for a musical life and chose to study violin at age 8. Her passion for music has taken her on a journeyaround the world and across musical styles.

After graduating from the National Art School in Havana, she had extended engagements playing with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Havana and as concertmaster of the Camerata Romeu. Both engagements involved extensive live performance, international touring, recording, and film score work in a range of genres.

Dayren earned her master's in music performance from the University of South Florida in Tampa. While in Tampa, she recorded and performed with respected artists including Gumbi Ortiz and Fred Johnson. She also performed regularly with world-music group Wassalou at Walt Disney World and with theUSF Symphony Orchestra.

Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2006, she has worked extensively with latin jazz ensemble Mongorama and appears on their Grammy-nominated 2012 CD. She has also performed in LA with variety of groups including performances with actor/musician/producer Andy Garcia, a fellow Cuban emigree. She still has time to pursue other musical activites including working with other groups and teaching engagements.

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limit 50 per person
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Dinner or two-drink minimum required in addition to the tickets, plus a $0.45 music royalty fee per patron.
Doors open for dinner 1 1/2 hour before the first show and 1/2 hour before the second show if there is a second show.
Ticket sales are final.