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Corina Bartra

A sophisticated jazz and contemporary world singer from Peru? -Yes, Peru. In the last 100 years jazz has spread to every section of the globe, bringing forth fine Latin jazz musicians from New York, Cuba and Brazil. And if you haven’t already heard about her, Corina Bartra from Peru…. Corina was the first vocalist to blend Afro Peruvian and criolla music & Jazz. She also pioneered subtle and exciting instrumental textures in her compositions and her arrangements. She writes extensive intros, interludes, and solos filled with inventive rhythms and beautiful harmonies. She also guides her musicians to do so

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Corina Bartra: Takunde

Read "Takunde" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Peruvian singer Corina Bartra mixes the Latin-American rhythms of her homeland with the jazz she hears in New York City, where she now lives. She's been doing it for years... decades in fact.

Working in a niche market within a niche market, she's met with limited success but has battled on, bravely following ...

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Corina Bartra & Her Azu Project: Afro-Peruvian Jazz Celebration

Read "Afro-Peruvian Jazz Celebration" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Corina Bartra does more than compose and sing in a style that merges music from North and South America--she lives this style by splitting her days between her native Peru and adopted hometown of New York City. Celebration, her fifth release, blends traditional Afro-Peruvian music with contemporary vocal and instrumental jazz, a fusion brought to life ...