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Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians – Dayren Santamaria

Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians – Dayren Santamaria

Playing tracks by

Mitch Glickman and Dayren Santamaria.

In this episode of Latin Sounds: Meet the Musicians, Mitch Glickman speaks with Dayren Santamaria.

Dayren Santamaria is a Cuban violinist who is charting her own path with her All-Star Afro-Cuban Jazz band, Made In Cuba. After graduating from the National Art School in Havana, she had extended engagements playing with the National Symphonic Orchestra of Havana and as concertmaster of the Camerata Romeu. Since relocating to Los Angeles, she has worked extensively with Latin jazz ensemble Mongorama.

Dayren talks about growing up in Cuba, her desire to play violin, going to school in Matanzas and Havana, coming to the U.S., and settling in Los Angeles.