Michael Olivera Group

Michael Olivera Group

credit: Mara Saiz

Olivera surprises, not because of her virtuosity with patches and drumsticks, but because of her ability to read music, composing a personal jazz that drinks a lot and well from traditions such as the Yoruba songbook. Cuban Jazz ... And the world "Pablo Sanz (Spanish National Newspaper EL MUNDO)

With a long career as a drummer, producer, composer and arranger, Cuban Michael Olivera recorded his first work as a bandleader, "Ashé", a word that derives from the Yoruba (Afro-Cuban) language, and whose meaning is "Divine Blessing". After the success of ASHÈ, Olivera presents us with her new work, OASIS.

Closely linked to the jazz scene, he is one of the most important drummers of the current music scene, with more than 50 recorded albums and hundreds of projects with which he has participated in such important festivals as Jazz a Vienne, Marciac, North Sea Jazz , Montroux Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Fest, Blue Note NY, Tokyo Blue Note, Jakarta Jazz Festival, Warsaw Jazz Festival, Madrid Jazz Festival, Barcelona Jazz Festival and many others.

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Genre: World
Subgenre: Caribbean
From: Madrid, SPAIN