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En esencia

by Carrera Quinta

En esencia is the debut album of Colombian composers Javier Perez and Francy Montalvo. In this album Javier and Francy bring a new sound to the traditional Colombian music. Geners like Pasillo, Bambuco and Guabina are blend among Jazz elements.
Genre: Jazz: Latin Jazz
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1. Mas de lo mismo
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2. De repente
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3. El pereirano
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4. En esencia
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5. Optimista
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6. El intensos
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7. Con el alma
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8. Sin viaje
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9. Pasillo tres
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
En esencia is the debut album of Colombian composers Javier Perez and Francy Montalvo.

In this album Carrera Quinta brings a new sound to the traditional Colombian music. Geners like Pasillo, Bambuco and Guabina are blend among Jazz and Rock elements.

Carrera Quinta has earn recognition in differents scenarios, like Universities, music contest, sponsor by private industry and the Department of culture of colombia. Lately, Carrera Quinta has participated in competitions around Colombia, such as the 2010 Hatoviejo-Cotrafa Music Festival, one of the most important performance competitions in Colombian traditional music, as well as the 2010 competition Festival de Nuevas Músicas Mestizas (new crossbreed musics) organized by Bogotá's Chamber of Commerce. In 2009, Francy Montalvo's composition "En Esencia" was a winner in the Colombian Cultural Department traditional composition competition. In 2006, they received a research scholarship from the Colombian Cultural Department. The research centered on the application of jazz improvisation in Colombian traditional music.

En esencia was Produced by German Dario Perez, one of the most important musicians in Colombian music recent history.
In the record each one the instruments takes the lead according to the context of the songs, the flute and the piano look back on the traditional sound of the Colombian music, while the Guitar, saxophone and the drums give a modern touch, briging closer the sound of Jazz, rock and world music.


Reviews:

Andrea Baquero Magazin Arcadia:

“En esencia” es entonces un documento valioso porque de alguna manera representa el cambio de rumbo y el paso a una nueva etapa en la música colombiana en la que se abre la plataforma para que en un futuro, las guabinas, pasillos y bambucos suenen como las Mazurcas de Chopin o los preludios de Gershwin.

"En esencia" is a value recording because is some way represent the change and a new step in colombian traditional music opening a new door to the future, to make possible to Pasillos, Bambucos and guabinas sound like Chopin Mazurcas o Gershiwn Preludes. "

Fabian Forero:

"Javier y Francy lograron en este trabajo madurez creativa y opciones de futuro con propuestas y alternativas de evolución y proyección para la musica de la región andina Colombiana."

"In this musical effort Javier and Francy achieved creativity, progress and opportunity; simultaneously with alternative and musical progress his work will help to the projection and evolution of the Colombian Andean region music. "

Jose Enrique Plata:

"Esta primera experiencia discográfica del ensamble Carrera Quinta es una de las mejores maneras de darnos cuenta que estamos en un momento musical donde la ciudad de Bogotá puede tomar los lenguajes sonoros tradicionales y unirlos con los actuales, sin por ello dejar de pensar en un legado musical nuevo"

"Carrera Quinta’s first CD as an assemble, is one of the best musical works to realize that we are in a great moment where the city of Bogotá can take the traditional sound language and unite it with the contemporary, not forgetting their work is also a new musical legacy





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