New York, NY
Venue Address (Get Directions)The Jazz Gallery
Date and Time
Friday, July 26th, 2013 at 8:30pm
Vocalist/Guitarist Juancho Herrera started his musical journey with the influence of his native Venezuelan music tradition. After a successful period performing professionally in his home country, he traveled to the U.S. in 1993 to study at Berklee College of Music and has remained in the country ever since.
Herrera has collaborated with numerous notable artists, including Claudia Acuña, Marta Gomez, Lila Downs, Sofia Rei, Mercedes Sosa, Idan Raichel, and many others. He has performed at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Shibuya Koukaido, Centro Cultural Corp-Group and many other venues in 34 countries across the globe.
Herrera has recorded several albums as a leader and sideman, including Buscando (2005) and his latest release Banda (2011), which includes collaborations with Anat Cohen, Jason Lindner, Claudia Acuña, Aquiles Baez, and more.
For this performance at Terraza, he will be joined by long time collaborators, Yayo Serka and Ben Zwerin.
Juancho Herrera: Guitar/Cuatro Vocals
Ben Zwerin: Bass
Yayo Serka: Percussion
The program for this evening will feature all new original compositions and new arrangements from Juancho Herrera’s songbook and some traditional South American standards.