Formed since 2006 in Boston by the lead singer Carolina Chacin formed a band Vida Vibrante which include Latin and Jazz musicians inspired by the vibrant and smooth sounds of South America. They enhance their sound and musical arrangements with their rhythm playing and gain the listeners attention to the pleasing forms of Latin jazz with a suite of Bossa Nova, Jazz standards and Latin Boleros. The band leader and Singer will delight you singing in Spanish, Portuguese, English and Italian.
Originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, lived n Boston USA for 20 years and now residing in Paris, France, has been singing professionally since 1987. She has been trained by renowned Choir Directors and vocalists like Victor Galvan and Pierino Priolo from Venezuela where she was the lead singer for several local pop/rock bands opening for local and international artists and worked as a recording artist for many local productions, film scores and radio jingles.
She moved to Boston in 1995 and for 3 years continued her vocal training with Berklee College of music alumni Cesar Munoz for jazz and Venezuelan folk music while singing and producing an album with a Renaissance choir Voices of a Dream. Later she joined New England Conservatory of Music with Director Hobert Yates to sing and study Gospel music, which she continued until the present. She participated in Gospel workshops including GMWA and Thomas A Dorsey Institute studying choir conducting, gospel tambourine, solo performance and choir choreography.
She has recorded in multiple CDs such as GMWA Mass choir and Praise Collective (won independent music awards) and produced/recorded Voices of a Dream renaissance CD, Mystic Chorale and 3 of her own solo Latin pop, Gospel and Jazz CDs.
She participated in many Gospel Choirs where she is a frequent soloist including New England Conservatory of Music Community and Millennium Gospel Choirs, Boston Pops Gospel choir performing at Symphony Hall since 1999. In 2009 she cofounded a Gospel group called Thando4Thanda who won an Oprah winfrey local award for the best acapella group with the priviledge to open the stage for the musical Roots at the Wang theatre in Boston. She also sang in theathre musicals such as ART-Best of Both Worlds with the Glorious Voices choir.
Most of the choirs have performed at venues featuring recording Gospel and Jazz artists such Kurt Carr, Richard Smallwood, Daryl Coley, Take 6, Walkins family, Donald Lawrence and Jennifer Holiday and varios American Idol finalists among others.
As a Latin Jazz vocalist and lead of her Vida Vibrante band she has performed with local Berklee musicians such as Matt Boland and Matt Jenson and renouned Venezuelan Jazz musicians such as Leo Blanco, Nicolas Villamizar, Carlos Capacho, Juancho Herrera, Aristides Rivas in private and public venues in Boston MA and surrounding areas, since 2002. She is a frequent performer at the renouned Jazz Club Ryles recording various live CDs with her band. She has also participated in latin pop recordings in her solo carreer and she teamed with Ernesto Franchi (college friend and singer/songwriter) to record his music as a Latin pop singer and with Saul Garcia (singer/songwriter) to record for his compositions. She frequently participates in studio recordings for vocal arrangements with gospel, hip hop, pop and jazz artists. She has toured around the world singing Gospel and Jazz (Europe, South America and Africa). With his move to Paris she has released her latin pop EP, Gospel CD and her new Jazz CD which you can get in all online stores.