April 8, 2023
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Together with his band whose members hail from various parts of Canada and Latin America, Esteban is presenting his new album to Edmonton audiences for the first time. His music is an original approach to contemporary world jazz with Latin heritage, exploring odd meters and complex rhythms, letting the improvisation to lead each live session and recording. He writes the music and lyrics, arranges, plays the piano, produces, directs and designs the covers of his albums.
Esteban Herrera is a pianist, composer, arranger, producer and music director originally from Mexico, living in Canada. He was born in Mexico City in 1979 and began his musical formation very young. He studied a Bachelor’s degree in jazz music performance and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences. He has 27 years of professional experience and has performed, recorded and toured with several artists in many venues all around Mexico, USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Germany, France and Latin America. He has released 11 albums as a leader so far, all available in the main internet networks of music streaming and purchasing sites. He has received the ArtShare 2021 Grant (Calgary Arts Development), the Individual Micro Grant 2021 (Alberta Music), the Individual Artist Grant 2021 (Calgary Arts Development) and the AFA Music Individual Project Grant 2022 (Alberta Foundation for the Arts). He has been nominated for the Junos 2022 in the category of Jazz Album of the Year (Group) with the album THE PROPHET by the Esteban Herrera Quintet.
Venue Phone: (780) 432-0428
Venue Website: https://yardbirdsuite.com
Band membersEsteban Herrera, piano
Gisela Romero, vocals
Rob Hutchinson, double bass
Luis Tovar, percussions
Raul Tabera, percussions
André Wickenheiser, trumpet
Mark DeJong, saxophone
Tickets will also be available at the door if not previously sold out online.
Doors open at 7:00 pm.