Jazz in the City | Marina Albero
Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Master of the piano, psalterium (a Mediterranean Hammered Dulcimer), vibraphone, and composition, Marina Albero is a working musician based in Seattle, leading the Marina Albero Project. Marina Albero started playing music on stages as a child with her family while they toured all around the world playing traditional music and creating new shows. In her early years she studied in Barcelona’s Conservatory (El Bruc) and later in La Havana (ISA), where she finished her classical piano degree with the great professor and pianist Mrs. Teresa Junco.
Marina has been researching in many different music styles such as: jazz, flamenco, early music, andalusie, latin (son & latin jazz) ... She loves composing and improvising with a wide personal language carved by her colorful background. She has played and recorded with several well-known musicians and bands including L’Arpeggiata, Chano Dominguez, Pepe Habichuela, La Folata, Mariona Sagarra, Barbarito Torres, Llibert Fortuny, Glen Velez, Lori Cotler, Carlos Saura and Ars Longa.
Since September 2014, she enjoys living in Seattle with her musical family and has added to the local music scene and been well received by her fellow musicians as well as the listeners and the media.
Here in Seattle she has been piano chair at Teatro Zinzanni in several shows and has been invited to present her music at the Ballard Jazz Festival, Earshot Jazz Festival and KNKX live studios and Jazz Northwest. The Marina Albero Project features some of the finest musicians like Hans Teuber, Evan Flory- Barnes, D’Vonne Lewis, Jeff Busch, Jeff Johnson among others. She has been nominated for the Golden Ear Awards 2018 as best jazz instrumentalist and as best emergent artist. In 2019, Albero is presenting her first release in US which includes two new volumes of her ongoing project “A life soundtrack”. One of original music and jazz standards with her band and the other one is made by improvisations on solo piano and duos with Hans Teuber.
Tickets to this program are free of charge, and our seating capacity is limited. Free tickets, limit 2 per person, may be reserved in advance, up to two days before the program. The reserved tickets may be picked up on the day of the program at the desk in the foyer outside the auditorium. There is no late seating, so please arrive at least 15 minutes early. All unclaimed tickets (regardless of reservations) will be released to standby 10 minutes before the program!
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On the day of the program, pre-registered and standby tickets will be available at the desk in the foyer outside the auditorium.
- Tickets for Members may be picked up beginning one hour before the program.
- Pre-registered tickets for nonmembers may be picked up beginning 30 minutes before the program.
- All unclaimed tickets (regardless of reservations) will be released to standby 10 minutes before the program.