Dominican Republic Jazz Festival has become one of the tourist-cultural events more to this country proud.
From this Thursday 31 turns 17 years since its inception and are several times we've served the invitation we made the Directorate of Tourism (Lic. Miguelina Ruiz), the organization of the event and some institutions and related companies, so that next year will celebrate its most age.
Lorenzo Sancassani, always acting leader of the organization of the Festival, has formed a team that deserves recognition, but has been a continuous drive to improve year after year.
The Festival, which has become one of the most important in the region, is set in the beautiful Costa Ambar (north coast of Dominican Republic), so that the enjoyment on the day
sun, beach, practice of water sports (kite surfing, sailing, etc..), acquisition of crafts, horseback historical sites, etc.. and at night the beach with renowned rumba musiciansmake this event a destination for relaxation immediately, joy and enjoyment.
This year, always live, the line up is very solid in Latin Jazz, from Thursday to Saturday Puerto Plata Cabarete, Sosua stopping, were mounted on the stage: Bernie Williams (guitarist, former Yankee New York), which since its release has caused great expectation, Richie Flores (conga player carats), Horacio "the Black" Hernandez (one of the best drummers in the world), Edsel Gomez (considered by many one of the greatest improvisers in the piano), Ivan Renta (alto sax enjoying great moment in his career), Ramon Vasquez (bass hierarchy and pillar of the organization), Abraham Laboriel (bass bright Mexican), Alex Acuna (drummer, percussionist ample history), Manuel Valera (Cuban pianist Grammy nominee) being the closure Marco Pignataro Trio and Johnny Ventura ace merengue, known as "El Caballo Mayor" with Milly Quezada "La Reina del Merengue".