“Lest anyone fear that big band is an outdated jazz form, they need only to look towards this astonishing ensemble and its leader.”
THE NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD
Florencia Gonzalez Big Band has been together since 2007; playing at the Lily Pad every other Thursday, and in 2011 was selected one of the best 5 jazz bands in Boston.
Being originally from Uruguay, her music infuses jazz and classical music with tango, candombe, chacarera and many other rhythms brought from the southern region of South America, incorporating extra woodwind colors, such as flutes and clarinets and of course, some candombe drums here and there.
Before moving from Boston, the band recorded its debut album: “Woman Dreaming of Escape”, that was released on August 13, 2012 at the Tea Lounge (New York) with some new and extraordinary acquisitions…
Chacarera para Greg (F.Gonzalez)