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Edmar Castaneda Trio (photo of Edmar Castaneda)

KC Jazz Club: Edmar Castaneda Trio

"A jazz harpist of imposing talent" (The New York Times), Colombian-born Edmar Castaneda has turned the New York jazz scene on its ear, transforming the harp into a percussive lead instrument.

  • Fri., Mar. 27, 2009
  • Terrace Gallery
  • 75 minutes
  • $25.00
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"A jazz harpist of imposing talent" (The New York Times), Colombian-born Edmar Castaneda has turned the New York jazz scene on its ear, transforming the harp into a percussive lead instrument by producing cross-rhythms like a drummer and choral flourishes like a flamenco guitarist. Still in his 20s, he combines Colombian music, Latin jazz, and bebop with ease, strumming bass lines with his left hand while simultaneously plucking melodies with his right. A protégé of Paquito D'Rivera, Castaneda has performed with everyone from Wynton Marsalis to Arturo O'Farrill to Dave Samuels.

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