Clave de Taiwán: Vincent Hsu Latin Jazz Ensemble
Born in Changhua (Taiwan), bassist and composer Vincent Hsu began his musical career in New York, where he obtained a master's degree and a bachelor's degree in Jazz performance by the University of New York and the City College, respectively. Currently, Hsu studied acoustic bass with legendary musicians such as Cecil McBee, Victor Venegas, Andy Gonzalez and John Schaeffer (former bassist at the New York Philharmonic). His musical style combines jazz and Afro-Cuban music.
Vibraphonist and faculty Víctor Mendoza is considered one of the most prestigious Latin jazz artists. His recordings and concerts include collaborations with Paquito D'Rivera, Danilo Perez, Claudio Roditi, Jorge Pardo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez, Antonio Sanchez, Lee Konitz, Faculty Perico Sambeat, and Jorge Pardo, among others.
Clave de Taiwán
Vincent Tsung-Yu Hsu: double bass
Víctor Mendoza: vibraphone
Bobby Martínez: tenor sax
Iván "Melón" Lewis: piano
Georvis Pico Milian: battery
Alumnus Sebastian Laverde: congas
The event is sponsored by Taiwan's Cultural Office, Crambo in partnership with Hospress, Yamaha, and Festival de Jazz de Madrid.
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