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Marina Albero with Adriana Giordano

Caffè Musica presents Marina Albero and Adriana Giordano, 7:00-9:00p, Friday, June 8 - $10.00 cover: This is one of those nights you really don't want to miss and we'll leave it at that except to say it's highly recommended you make a reservation early to guarantee a seat. Free-parking in our covered garage 6pm on with an advance dinner reservation. Call 206-418-6797 to reserve your table and parking.

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.

Brazil-born and Seattle-based vocalist Adriana Giordano draws inspiration from the deep well of Brazilian song. She is an effervescent presence on the bandstand. With a deep passion for the music of her homeland, she sings with a mesmerizing and infectious lyricism. Her melodic finesse and rhythmic acuity weave seamlessly, allowing her to soar over grooves and open each song effortlessly.

Giordano has dazzled Seattle audiences since 2010, performing and collaborating with a variety of artists from Seattle, Brazil and Spain including EntreMundos Quarteto, the forró septet En Canto, Marina Albero among others. She is also the creator and director of the Seattle Latin, Brazilian & Caribbean Festival and Seattle Interprets Jobim concert series.