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Gabriel Chakarji • Martina Liviero Mar 97:30 door 8:00 show $12 suggested donation
Gabriel Chakarji is a GRAMMY award-winning pianist and composer known for his unique blend of Venezuelan and New York City jazz music. Growing up in Caracas, Gabriel was exposed to a rich variety of musical styles, including Afro-Venezuelan folk, Caribbean, and Brazilian music, as well as jazz and gospel hymns. He eventually moved to New York City to explore new musical frontiers and has since performed at some of the city’s most iconic venues, including Carnegie Hall, Blue Note, and Dizzy’s Club.Gabriel has released two critically acclaimed albums as a bandleader: “Vida” and “New Beginning”. His composition “Enredadera” was nominated for best jazz single at the 20th edition of the Independent Music Awards in New York City. In 2022, Gabriel was awarded the prestigious Jazz Gallery Residency Commission and the ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award. With Ben Tiberio, bass.Martina Liviero is a composer, guitarist and vocalist from Argentina, currently based in New York City. Her sound organically blends the sophistication and intimacy of South American songwriting with chamber music, folk-pop and contemporary jazz. Her music and arrangements were performed by internationally renowned ensembles such as the New York Philharmonic Strings and the Army Jazz Ambassadors Big Band. She was the recipient of the 2020 and 2019 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Awards and the 2019 JEN Young Jazz Composer Showcase Award. Martina holds a degree from Berklee College of Music, where she majored in Jazz Composition.With Julian Shore (piano), and Martin Nevin (bass).