May Peters - Latin / Salsa Band | Hilversum, Netherlands(no reviews)
Based In: Hilversum, Netherlands
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The septet which plays the program of the awarded CD Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave Mujer Boricua: latin jazz in 8 different rhythms. Musical director /arranger of the Fiesta Latina project, for Big Band. Gives lectures and workshops about latin music and the golden era of mambo all over the world. Special guest on trombone for salsa and big band or other jazz ensembles. Cuartet with singer Gryssel Ramírez, guitar, trombone and percussion: bolero, Puerto Rican songbook.
Hilversum - the Netherlands
Teacher Spanish second grade University of Applied Sciences Tilburg. Trombone player (tenor and bass), organist, arranger and director, studio musician and lecturer.
Three courses at the Interamericana University : History of Puerto Rico ( A) , History of the United States (A) , Special Educacation for the Exceptional Child (A)
Certified Tour guide / Tour Operator of the Oficina de Turismo , Puerto Rico
May is a multitalented, passionated and creative entertainer who played in twenty eight countries. A Dutch born cocola/salsera who lives since 1994 over 1 ... 5 years in her second "home country' Puerto Rico. Trombone player, organist, arranger, musical director, teacher/clinician, journalist/writer and tourist guide! Her love and passion for all the good things the Island of Enchantement has to offer is reflected, besides in the many interviews she gave on international radio and tv, in two books : ¡Música,maestra! (Totemboek, the Netherlands, July 2009) and her recent bundle of short stories "Poco a poco" (Totemboek, the Netherlands, July 2016). But also in her CD, " Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave de Mujer Boricua" ( Coquí Promotions, June 2013) a tribute to the grandes dames of Puerto Rican music, arranged and produced by Eric Figueroa, which is on #9 on the Top 20 Best Albums of the year 2013 of Puerto Rico". She played with The Cubop City Big Band (the Netherlands); Ronald Snijders Extended Band (Surinam); Elías Lopés, Plena Libre, Eddie Santiago (Puerto Rico); the Festival di Tumba, Jazz Festival, (Curaçao), the Glenn Miller Memorial Orchestra (France/ United Kingdom/ the Netherlands) and the Flenn Miller Orchestra ( the Netherlands/Germany) and many more. May performed with her own band at the Teatro Francisco Arriví, Ventana al Jazz Fest- Condado, Long Weekend Jazz Fest- Humacao and Paseo de Letras- Old San Juan,Puero Rico, and national Radio 4 "Opium" the Netherlands. She gave workshops and lectures in the Caribbean, the United States, Europe and South Africa. She is a dedicated teacher and big band director. As a writer May was a correspondent for www.caribemagazine.nl representing Puerto Rico and Curaçao, as well as a reviewer for the Antillean Newspaper. Her most recent certificate is that of the Puerto Rico Tourist Company : a certified Tourist Guide, as she show tourists on her unique, vivid way around in 5 languages through San Juan and the rest of Puerto Rico. Please visit her website : htpp://www.maypeters.com .
see Highlights page: http://www.maypeters.com/may/index.php?page=08
November 3 '13 Official presentation of the CD Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave de Mujer Boricua in a full Teatro Arriví San Juan- Puerto Rico, with Yan Carlos Artime, Eladio Pérez,Pedro Pérez, Mickey Alvarado, Pirulo and others.
June 20 '13 Release of the CD Tributo de Tambor y Trombón en Clave de Mujer Boricua ; arranged and produced by Eric Figueroa, with Paoli Mejías, Tony Escapa, Ramón Vázquez, Pablo Rosario, Pedro Guzmán, Mickey Alvarado and others
October'11 Fiesta Latina Repertoire and Latinclinic ... s with Big Band Tartu in the Sadama Theatre in Tartu- Estonia
October'11 workshops at the Musicschool Viljandi- Estonia, including a Latinclinic with the State Orchestra Tuva -
August'11 Theatre Show 'Jazz 100 por 35' with Edgar Abraham, Teatro Beckett, Río Piedras- Puerto Rico
February-July'10 Musical Director of the 'Fiesta Latina' project (Caribbean arrangements,rehearsals for classical band and workshops Latin Percussion)with 'Harmony'Philomena -Haelen-Holland and their Latin Big Band at the Vijverfeesten
September-09 Bohemia del Alma tour Holland with Gryssel Ramírez (Puerto Rico)Thomas Boettcher:piano; Daniel Patriasz:percussion
May 25 until 31 -09 guest 'Da Jazz in Me' workshops and concert with Anastacia Larmonie St. Maarten
May 23 2009 guest at the 55 Anniversary of La Sonora Ponceña, Coliseo Roberto Clemente ,San Juan Puerto Rico
September-08 Workshops, lectures and concert University of Alabama Huntsville, USA
May -08 Jazz Festival Curacao, Coco GréGré Big Band
April -08 Workshops International School Curacao
March -08 reviewer for Antilliaans Dagblad Curacao
January 2008 Tumba Festival 2008 Curacao
Ventana al Jazz, Puerto Rico, Humacao Jazz Fest-Puerto Rico
Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions
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