Caffè Musica presents Serena Domínguez and Marina Albero, 7:00-9:00p, Friday, May 12 - $10.00 cover: Do something incredibly special to kick off Mother's Day weekend and join us in welcoming this amazing and musically talented Mother and Daughter as they team up to share and inspire us with their love of music and family.
A master of the piano, psalterium (a mediterranean Hammered Dulcimer), vibraphone, and composition, Marina Albero started playing music on stages as a child with her family while they toured all around the world playing traditional music. In her early years she studied in Barcelona’s Conservatory (El Bruc) and later in La Havana (ISA), where she finished her classical piano degree with the great professor and pianist Mrs. Teresa Junco. Marina has researched and studied many music styles such as: jazz, flamenco, early music, andalusie, latin (son & latin jazz).
She has played and recorded with several well known musicians and bands including L’Arpeggiata, Chano Dominguez, Pepe Habichuela, La Folata, Mariona Sagarra, Barbarito Torres, Llibert Fortuny, Glen Velez, Lori Cotler, Carlos Saura and Ars Longa.
Here in Seattle she has been piano chair at Teatro Zinzanni in several shows and has been invited to present her music at the Ballard Jazz Festival, Earshot Jazz Festival and KNKX live studios and Jazz Northwest. The Marina Albero Project features some of the finest musicians like Hans Teuber, Evan Flory-Barnes, D’Vonne Lewis, Jeff Busch, Jeff Johnson, Ben Thomas, Chuck Deardorf and Jose Martinez.
Currently in high school, Serena Domíguez grew up in Cataluña, Spain, surrounded by a family of musicians and artists. Singing has always been an enormous part of her life. She started learning classical guitar at the age of seven and studied at a music school in Barcelona. She has been exposed to many styles of music such as flamenco, rock and jazz. She is also a singer songwriter and loves playing covers of her favorite songs. Caffè Musica has invited Serena to host its monthly singer-songwriter night.