Bronx, NY – The acclaimed Dominican pianist Josean Jacobo performs music from his newest album, Herencia Criolla, on Friday, April 29, 2022, 8:00 pm at the Repertory Theater of Hostos Community College. He is joined by his extraordinary musicians Daroll Méndez on bass and Otoniel Nicolás on drums, inviting audiences to submerge themselves in the traditional and popular Dominican rhythms of Merengue and Bachata in a contemporary jazz setting.
Direct from Santo Domingo: Josean Jacobo “Herencia Criolla”
Event by: Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
Location: Repertory Theater, Hostos Community College, Bronx, NY
Date: Friday, April 29, 2022, 8:00 pm
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or call the Box Office at (718) 518-4455
Tickets: $20, $15, $5
Josean Jacobo and his trio hold two Free Master Classes at Hostos on Wednesday April 27 at 7 pm and Tuesday May 3 at 3:30 pm. Register at (718) 518-4455
Live and in-person on the stage: Josean Jacobo on piano, Otoniel Nicolás on drums and Daroll Méndez on upright bass. Direct from Santo Domingo and in-person at Hostos Community College!
“Josean Jacobo’s performance on Herencia Criolla is breathtaking. He has a pianistic voice that cries out to be heard as the young composer, arranger and performing pianist unleashes his thunderous left hand melodies from behind the keyboard” – Latin Jazz Network
“Josean Jacobo takes us on a sonorous journey through the identity of the Dominican people and their music” – Broadway World
“Representing Quisqueya on stages the world over. “Herencia Criolla” invites us to de-colonize our musical mindset…and deepens the musical dialectic on the enduring ingenuity of Dominican music.” – Michael Ambrosino, 33third.org
“Jacobo’s use of Afro Dominican rhythms brings unorthodox and consistently exciting results.” – New York City Jazz Record Magazine
“Among the most compelling of the new generation of Latin Jazz explorers.” – All About Jazz