Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Juancho Herrera has carved a name for himself in the NYC Latin and world music scene. Drawing from his South American roots and the influence of jazz and blues Juancho has achieved a catalogue of original songs, and unique renditions of Latin American music. Herrera’s versatility and virtuosity as a guitarist have taken him around the world to perform with a diverse array of jazz and world music all-stars including Claudia Acuña, Marta Gomez, Lila Downs, Alejandro Sanz, Branford Marsalis, Mercedes Sosa, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and The Chieftains. juanchoherrera.com
Juancho Herrera at Latino Arts in Milwaukee, WI: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgI4S2bz5QE
“[Herrera’s] tuneful melodies, sweet vocals, and versatile, virtuoso guitar licks have a universal appeal.” – Steve Holtje, Culture Catch
“There are few artists pushing the boundaries of Latin jazz the way that Juancho is doing it today. Tapping into every little corner of the Latin-American vast musical history, his fusion grooves will give you a taste of how Latin music continues to grow as an important foundation of the jazz standard.” – Planet Eye Traveler
Juancho Herrera: Guitar/Cuatro/Vocals Ben Zwerin: Bass Yayo Serka: Percussion.
Juancho Herrera Group at Terraza 7 on Tuesday December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 pm. $7 cover charge for mezzanine