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Rebeca Vallejo to Debut Euro-Latin Jazz at Zinc Bar, June 15th

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Rebeca Vallejo brings her unique blend of flamenco, jazz, and Brazilian music to the Zinc Bar (82 West 3rd Street, between Thompson & Sullivan) with her CD EuroLatinJazz on June 15th at 7:30PM.

Born into a family of singers in Madrid, Spain, Rebeca was immediately immersed in the rich musical language of flamenco, hand in hand with her grandfather, himself a flamenco singer. In Britain, she discovered a deep passion for Jazz, and in New York (where she has been based since 2000) she became enamored with the rhythm and complexity of the Brazilian sounds. This blend became the cornerstone her stylistic foundation.

Rebeca is an accomplished, performer, composer and Jazz arranger.Rebeca Vallejo has performed at Carnegie Hall with the New Youth Symphony (New York); International Red Cross Campaign “Controla” (Spain); The Royal Festival Hall (London); JazzTimes/Jazz Aspen Gala, (Havana, Cuba) and JamNoMam, Salvador (Brazil). Ms. Vallejo will be performing in Washington, D.C. this month of April for the First Lady, Michelle Obama at The Sojourner Truth tribute.

Rebeca Vallejo is the creator and bandleader of the musical project EuroLatinJazz.

EuroLatinJazz is an audacious combination of Bebop, Bossa-Nova, Flamenco, and Blues, to form a charismatic musical voice within the contemporary Jazz and World music scenes. Rebeca’ s innovative and surprising rhythmic concepts, her Spanish lyrics over instrumental standards, and her personal scatting approaches compose a chapter expanding upon on her family’s strong musical heritage. She entertains and moves audiences with an intensity that resonates with the listener long after the lights have gone up.

EuroLatinJazz, includes David Carey (saxophone), Ben Cassorla (guitar), Nathan Peck (bass), and Paolo Orlandi (drums) and fuses bebop, flamenco, bossa nova, and blues in original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards.

Tickets to this event are $5.00, with no drink minimum. To reserve tickets, call 212.477.ZINC.

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