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Josean Jacobo

Josean Jacobo is one of the most important jazz musicians in the Dominican Republic. Pianist, composer and arranger. Jacobo possesses a unique style, and supported by his group, Josean Jacobo & Tumbao, his vibrant compositions provide audiences with original and innovative waves of music adorned with explosive colors.

Josean Jacobo & Tumbao perform primarily original compositions identified as Latin Jazz Nouveau. In his debut album “Setting Things in Order”, the group blends Latin and Afro-Dominican Fusions (rhythms such as Merengue, Pambiche, Palos, Gaga, Sarandunga, Machacó), with other sounds within the jazz avant- garde. The album is on iTunes, and it pretends to get the attention of jazz journalists, jazz festivals, booking agents, and publicists.


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”The samples of Setting Things in Order contain great distinctive compositions and playing; I really appreciate the various techniques explored with the ensemble and on the piano. In “Setting Things in Order,” I really enjoyed the playing; outstanding 6/8 feel, very nice phrasing of the melody and chordal figures, interesting ensemble interaction, great piano sound, very nice solo and the music is very enjoyable and imaginative” Jeff Williams - Kari-On Productions LLC.

“Josean Jacobo is an exciting pianist” Fernando Rodriguez de Mondesert - Jazz en Dominicana

“A very compact group, play well with each other, develop interesting dialogues, they enjoy and share with the public!” Fernando Rodriguez de Mondesert - Jazz en Dominicana

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Setting things in...

Unknown label
2013

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Balsié

Self Produced
0

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Navegando con el Viento

From: Balsié
By Josean Jacobo

El Cangrejo

From: Setting things in order
By Josean Jacobo

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