Prisca | Piano jazz venezolano

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Piano jazz venezolano

by Prisca

Award winner debut album of great piano solo performances by one of venezuela´s leading musical personalities. Is a dazzling work comprising 9 compositions of rhythmical and melodical complexities composed by Gerry Weil, Prisca and her father
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Fusion
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1. Lydiando merengue
Prisca Davila
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2. La revuelta de Don Fulgencio
Prisca Davila
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3. Marieva
Prisca Davila
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4. Caballito frenao
Prisca Davila
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5. Infancia
Prisca Davila
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6. El viejo puente en la Pastora
Prisca Davila
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7. Vals criollo nº 1
Prisca Davila
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8. Hoy quiero regalarte el mundo
Prisca Davila
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9. Merengue rucaneao
Prisca Davila
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Pianist, singer and composer

Prisca began studying music under the tutoring of María Luisa Stopello at the age of five. By the age of eight, She had published her book of poetry. In the year 2001, she became a “Piano Performer Professor” under the teachings of María Auxiliadora Díaz. Later on, she studied contemporary harmony, improvisation and jazz with Gerry Weil, a living legend. She also attended the jazz workshops taught by Gonzalo Micó and Olegario Díaz two of the outmost Venezuela’s music teachers. She obtained the degree of “Lyric Singing Performer Professor” in 2004 under the tutoring of Flor García and Rubén Malnéz. Soon after, she went into popular singing and vocal improvisation with Cesar Muñoz and Marisela Leal. She still continues studying with the later one.
In the year 2002, she was awarded with the “Honorific Mention for the Best Merengue Interpretation” in the First Venezuelan Piano Contest. Prisca is also a History Major from Universidad Central de Venezuela, class of 2004, where her thesis, “The Pianistic Movement in Caracas 1870-1920”, received Honorific Mention and Recommendation for Publication.

However, her everyday life in the academic world soon found the pianist embracing the fantasy and looseness of popular music. It was then that she became a student of three of the foremost jazz teachers of her country: pianist Olegario Díaz, internationally acclaimed pianist composer Gerry Weil and guitarist Gonzálo Micó who taught her the difficult art of the improvisation and the jazz style. She also studied popular singing and scat with professor Cesar Muñoz and she is currently under the teachings of beloved singer and composer Marisela Leal, one of the leading musicians in Venezuela.
She obtained the degree of “Lyric Singing Performer Teacher” in 2004 under the tutoring of Flor García and Rubén Malnéz. Soon after, she went into popular singing and vocal improvisation with Cesar Muñoz and Marisela Leal. She still continues studying with the later one.

In the year 2002, she was awarded with the “Honorific Mention for the Best Merengue Interpretation” in the First Venezuelan Piano Contest. Prisca is also a History Major from Universidad Central de Venezuela, class of 2004, where her thesis, “The Pianistic Movement in Caracas 1870-1920”, received Honorific Mention and Recommendation for Publishing.
Prisca’s musical language is based on the fusion of jazz, classical and Venezuelan music. Her fourth recordings to date: Piano Jazz Venezolano (2003), Estoy Aquí (2005), Piano en canto Venezolano (2007) and Piano En Canto Venezolano II (2009), have been praised by some of the outmost Venezuelan musicians and the media.

Prisca has performed in some of the most prestigious halls both locally and abroad. She played in festivals and concerts hall in many countries like Korea, Brazil, Dominic Republic, Holland, Spain, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain and Italy.

She won on october 2008 the “Rosario Marciano piano national contest” in composition and piano performance in Caracas, Venezuela. Prisca has been recently award with “Luis Alfonso Larrain 2009“ by Venezuelan Composer Society (SACVEN) because her wonderful contribution to venezuelan music.

Also, She is the conductor of radio program called “la hora del pikirillo” about venezuelan music in Venezuela radio 100.7 fm www.ateneofm.com

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Matt (jazz pianist) from New Zealand

Fantastic album !
Very expressive playing. Lots of different melodies and unusual rhythms.
Excellent sound production and mastering. Fantastic compositions. I really enjoyed this album !
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Sally Holland-Head

Claro que si!!
Talento de Venezuela! Reconocida en Venezuela como
una de las mas importantes artistas. Necesitamos
pasar la palabra de esta estrella!
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