Dec 2014

Ensemble Ibérica releases debut recording "Colonia."

On December 10th, 2014, Ensemble Ibérica releases "Colonia."

This diverse recording delves into the music and history of Ibéria (Spain and Portugal). It draws from diverse time periods, styles and locations throughout the diaspora of their respective colonies in the New World. The project explores various trade routes and their effects on all of the cultures involved, including African slaves, Europeans and indigenous populations. Colonia features music from Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Cuba and Brazil utilizing musicians from classical, jazz and folk music traditions from around the world.

Victoria Botero - soprano
Karim Memi - vocals
Fedra Cooper Barrera- vocals
Beau Bledsoe - guitars
Jordan Shipley - guitars
Michael McClintock - guitars

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