Two big names of the music take part in this concert, Edmar Castaneda is the most recognized harpist in the world considered a genius in the instrument, Gregoire Maret is the most sought-after harmonica player among the great names of international music, winner of a Grammy.
Edmar Castaneda is from Columbia but has taken New York and the world with his harp virtuosity – revolutionizing the way the public and critics look at this instrument. Master in the realization of sublime rhythmic complexities. Although moving in the world of Jazz explores other genres with a unique mastery such as samba and other Latin American sounds.
His tours included presentations at Carnegie Hall and festivals as emblematic as the Montreal jazz festival. Gregoire Maret is one of the most sought-after musicians of the international jazz elite, he won a Grammy for best contemporary jazz album with Pat Metheny’s group and best musician of the year by the Association of Jazz Journalists.
He is also a member of the band of Herbie Hancock and made several tours with bassist Marcus Miller and played with Elton John and Prince. He was in Funchal Jazz in 2011 accompanying Cassandra Wilson, one of the great names of this edition.
This concert also has the participation of Colombian singer Andrea Tierra.