A chat with Carolina Calvache, a classically trained jazz pianist from Colombia
Carolina Calvache Marries Poetry and Music on Vida Profunda, out May 29th on Sunnyside Records
“Apart from music and in a broader sense, I’m convinced the more we learn and get to know about other cultures the less there would be conflicts, wars and injustice in the world.”
The album is a new fusion of classical and modern jazz orchestra music.
“It’s our responsibility as artists, not just respond artistically, but to also provide a measure of inspiration to the act of resistance.”
El trío indaga en las raíces afro-percusivas, a través del piano como voz principal.
“Quería expresar los sentimientos más profundos que todo ser humano atraviesa en la vida, sentimientos de alegría, de tristeza, de pérdida, esperanza y fortaleza”.
“When you are improvising, breathe deeply and relax first. You have to be creative and spontaneous, express your own feelings, and you have to have something to say.”