This virtuoso Guitarist stands out because of his extraordinary musical skills and original interpretations of so many different musical styles. This talented musician, who has more than two decades of artistic life to his credit, was born in Buenos Aires Argentina.
Guitarist Dani Cortaza returns to Blues Alley as Hispanic Heritage Month Artist in Residence 2022. Dani’s culminating event will highlight Brazilian classics and original compositions. Featuring pianist and composer Marinho Boffa Jr., directly from São Paulo, Brazil, making his Washington DC debut in this exclusive appearance. It will be an intimate night, filled with soul-soothing rhythms and melodies performed by this talented band, with guest vocalists Cris Caner (also straight from Brazil, in her DC debut), Elin and Cecilia Esquivel.
Dani Cortaza, guitar - Argentina/Paraguay
Marinho Boffa Jr, piano - Brazil
Leonardo Lucini, bass - Brazil
Mark Prince, drums - US
Cris Caner, vocalist - Brazil
Cecilia Esquivel, vocalist - Argentina
Elin, vocalist - It’s complicated