The Dominican Jazz Project
Thursday, September 27 8 p.m. ​Abney Cultural Center Auditorium FALS EVENT This event is free and open to the community.

Represented Summit Records on the ballots of the 17th Annual Latin Grammy® Awards - “Best New Artist” and “Best Jazz CD” and 59th Annual Grammy® Awards - "Best Latin Jazz Recording” and “Best Instrumental Composition”

2016's best Latin/Brazilian jazz recordings - Ken Frackling, Jazz Notes 

“Full of creative energy and the joy of musical discovery” —Mark Sullivan, All About Jazz

The Dominican Jazz Project began when Dominican jazz artist, Guillo Carias, invited American jazz pianist, Stephen Anderson, to perform with him at the 2014 Jazzomania Jazz Festival in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, that was hosted by the Quisqueya 96.1 FM jazz radio program.

Following the concert, drummer, Guy Frómeta, invited Anderson to return to Santo Domingo to perform with his group for the Casa de Teatro Jazz Festival a few months later. Frómeta’s group was joined by one of the nation’s finest tenor saxophonists, Sandy Gabriel.

Their collective friendship grew further with that experience, and following the festival, they determined to record together.

Students seeking FALS credit must provide a valid Lander ID when attending this event.   Faculty sponsor:  Laura Dennin

The College of Arts & Humanities offers a variety of performances during the academic year, including student music ensembles, art exhibits, solo student and faculty performances, and more. Contact us at (864) 388-8323.