Premiere · Alí Bello’s “Caracas” Video
Renowned Violinist Alí Bello Premieres First Video From His New Album Inheritance
The song “Caracas” is dedicated to the capital city of Venezuela. In the 60’s and 70’s Caracas was considered the “Jewel of Latin America” and its cosmopolitan boom gave birth to a new style of music known as “onda nueva” (new wave). This style is based in the Venezuelan joropo (in 3/4 metric) and its trademark rhythm is born from the drum set pattern and maracas trot. The style was created by the great composer Aldemaro Romero and it was a reaction and a reinterpretation to the new styles of jazz and bossa nova being popular at the time.
“Caracas” intents to reminiscence on the beautiful and vibrant city and quotes one of Latin America and Venezuela great thinkers, Arturo Úslar Pietri: “Eternity is this permanence of yesterdays without tomorrow in memory”
Renowned Violinist Alí Bello Presents New Album, Inheritance, Leading the Sweet Wire Band. Featuring special guests Regina Carter, Jaleel Shaw, Jeff Lederer & Jorge Glem. Due out May 7, 2021 via Tiger Turn.
“Alí Bello is a master of his instrument; a player of extraordinary refinement, who seems to suffuse the violin with a powerful electrical charge as he plays it.” – Raul da Gama / Latin Jazz Network
Tiger Turn proudly presents Inheritance, the sophomore release by Venezuelan-born, New York-based violinist and composer Alí Bello. Due out on May 7, 2021, this rich new recording showcases Bello’s unique amalgam of modern jazz and musical traditions from Venezuela and the Caribbean. An entirely original set of nine compositions, Inheritance documents the dazzling compositional output of the acclaimed leader and showcases the spirited rapport of his renowned Sweet Wire Band. Featured special guests include Regina Carter, Jaleel Shaw, Jeff Lederer and Jorge Glem.
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