René Avich Wanton, new exponent of the Tres guitar in Cuba. Winner of several national competitions: Festival Contest “Ignacio Piñeiro”, “Cubadisco Award 2011″, “Competition Ignacio Villa AHS” 2013. Gold Title of the University of the Arts of Cuba. Cubadisco 2014 Award with the production Jóvenes Treseros de Cuba (Young Tres players of Cuba).
The creative work of Renesito, who was born in Santiago de Cuba, fully exploits the physiognomic possibilities and techniques of the instrument with a brilliant concept of interpretative excellence. His compositions denote a broad conception of the sound of the Cuban Tres, in which he uses expressive resources of Classical music, Jazz and World Music. Its roots lead him to recreate and develop melodies, rhythms, styles and rhythms of the Trova, the Changüí Nengón, the Conga, Rumba and Son Santiago, making a kind of journey through the different playing styles of the eastern country, mixed with the urban concept of Arsenio Rodríguez and Child Rivera.
Brenda Joyce Watty was born in Baltimore, Maryland and began singing in Gospel Choir at a young age. She moved to NYC to study voice and join other musicians in the music business. Brenda studied under the direction of June Monterio, a nationally recognized vocal coach.
After her studies she began to sing with the girls group The Toyswhich had the hit song “A Lovers Concerto.” Brenda, now discovered, began performing with The Marvelettes which had the hit song “Please Mr. Postman.” Her career started to blossom and she went on tour with additional groups including; The Temptation, The Four Tops., The Crystals, Bo Didley, Ricky Nelson of the Ozzie And Harriett show, Desmond Wilson of the Sandford and Son show, and many more.
Ms. Watty, now is in Sarasota, Florida traveling and performing in her one Women Show “It’s My Time”,as well as, singing with various local groups in the Jazz, Pop, Dance and R & B genre.
In 2018 she released her Solo Album “Its My Time”with the hit single “Girls Night Out.”
During June, 2019 Brenda returned from performing in Europe after promoting her solo album there. She was showcased at Midem Festival at the Cotton Club in Cannes, France. Presently, she is rehearsing her band: Brenda Watty & Her Peeps for a US tour, continuing to perform in concerts and country clubs.
BILL BUCHMAN’S ART OF JAZZ IS THIS PIANIST’S JAZZ BAND IN ALL ITS INCARNATIONS FROM DUO TO SEXTET AND SOLO, TOO……FEATURING INSPIRING CONTEMPORARY JAZZ AND LATIN, SWING, BOOGIE WOOGIE, BLUES, NEW ORLEANS AND MORE.
Bill has worked with Jo Jones, Bobby Hackett, Red Callender, John LaPorta, and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Alan Dawson, Sammy Rimington, John and Lillian Boutté among many others and has performed in the USA, France, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. Bill is based in Sarasota, Florida.
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