1st Edition of the NYC SOUTH AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL & APAP NYC 2013 Showcase

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2013 NYC SAMF
The first NYC South American Music Festival took place at Zinc Bar on January 14, 2013,  during the APAP NYC conference. The festival celebrates the vibrant new South American scene: music rooted in the folklore from the various countries of South America, as they meet with pop, rock, jazz and a hint of electronica. The actors are young artists from Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela and Chile converging in New York City. This is a generation of musicians that has blurred the boundaries between their musical cultures and carved out a renovated identity of the South American diaspora. These ground-breaking artists have been gaining recognition at the national and international levels. Each of them has crafted a distinct sound: whether it is tango with Afro-Peruvian rhythms, Colombian cumbia and mapalé in a big band setting, merengue caraqueño into a hip hop groove, or multi-track vocal grooves over a chacarera, using traditional and native instruments such as the charango, the cuatro, the bombo legüero, the cajón, the gaitas, as well as contemporary and electro-acoustic instruments. The result is substantial, uplifting, poignant and passionate, appealing to traditional and progressive sensibilities alike.

LINE UP: Sofia Rei (Argentina) • Gregorio Uribe (Colombia) • Sofia Tosello (Argentina) • Juancho Herrera (Venezuela)

 

 

Press Coverage

 

NYC SAMF @ NTN24 TV: Sofia ToselloNYC SAMF @ NTN24 TV: Juancho HerreraNYC SAMF @ NTN24 TV: Sofia Rei

 

 

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