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  • People of Earth at Merkin Hall
    People of Earth at Merkin Hall
    New York
    Oct 24, 2:00 PM
    New York, 129 W 67th St, New York, NY 10036, USA
    POE Septet presents a free concert as part of Kaufman Center's Just In Time Concert series. Family Friendly Event!
  • DROM Latin Party
    DROM Latin Party
    New York
    Oct 26, 7:00 PM
    New York, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
  • DROM Latin Party
    DROM Latin Party
    New York
    Nov 30, 7:00 PM
    New York, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
  • DROM Latin Party
    DROM Latin Party
    New York
    Dec 28, 7:00 PM
    New York, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009, USA
  • Tentación World Premiere-Dafnis Prieto Concerto
    Tentación World Premiere-Dafnis Prieto Concerto
    Louisville
    Mar 05, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Louisville, 501 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    People of Earth joins the Louisville Orchestra to premiere new concerto by Dafnis Prieto, under baton of maestro Teddy Abrams.
  • Tentación at New World Symphony
    Tentación at New World Symphony
    Miami Beach
    Apr 09, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Miami Beach, 500 17th St, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA
    People of Earth joins New World Symphony to perform Dafnis Prieto concerto under baton of Teddy Abrams.

ABOUT

People of Earth is a global music collective set on blurring the barriers between the great art forms of the terrestrial sphere, creating an explosive blend of the music of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil and beyond. The world class musicians who make up this collective represent more than 8 different nationalities and have played with a vast range of artists from Gloria Estefan to Ruben Blades to the New York Philharmonic and more.

People of Earth has performed at such venues as The Kennedy Center, Brooklyn Bowl, Penn’s Landing, World Cafe Live, The Bitter End, The Highline Ballroom, Drom, SOB’s, and Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.  They also performed as headliners for Philadelphia’s SugarCane Festival and at the legendary Painted Bride and was recently featured on latin music channel Congahead Studios.  In 2020, People of Earth was awarded a grant from New Music Usa to commission Dafnis Prieto to compose a concerto for orchestra, to be premiered by Louisville Orchestra in 2022.

 

In addition to being a powerhouse performing group, People of Earth is devoted to education, and its members with veteran teaching artists who have led workshops at such venues as The Kimmel Center, Carnegie Hall, Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony and many more.  The band has presented children’s concerts for The Mann Center, 92nd Street Y, and Afro Latin Jazz Alliance. The members of People on Earth are committed to using music as a vehicle for social change, and through sharing their passion for warm blooded groove music hope to facilitate dialogue, create cultural connections, and spread joy ultimately making the world a better place.

The Band

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GABRIEL GLOBUS-HOENICH 

//director/percussion
CANADA

Performances with Pittsburgh, Detroit, Louisville Symphonies,

 La Pachamambo, Tiempo Libre, Tirso Duarte,

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VICTOR PABLO

// co-music director/percussion
PUERTO RICO

Performances with Radio City Music Hall, On Your Feet!, DLG, Ismael Miranda, Lion King, Rolando Morales Matos Orchestra

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KEISEL JIMENEZ

CUBA
//co-music director/ percussion

Performances with Havana D’Primera, Maraca, Alain Perez. Recordings with Ricky Martin, Issac Delgado. CubaDisco Winner

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JOANA OBIETA

SWITZERLAND
// vocals

Performances with Jacob Collier, Pablo Ziegler (Astor Piazzolla), Levin Foxx

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IVAN LLANES

CUBA
// vocals

Performances with Maraca, Sur Caribe, Cuban Way

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AYAMEY BELL

CUBA
// vocals

Performances Marvin Diz, Salsondria, Ariacne Trujillo

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AHMED ALON

CUBA
// piano, synth

Performances with Los Hacheros, Salsondria, International Concert Piano Competition winner

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CAROLINA CALVACHE

COLOMBIA

Sunnyside Recording Artist, performances with Claudia Acuna, Jaleel Shaw,  Antonio Sanchez

// piano, synth
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RIGDZIN COLLINS

USA
// violin

Performances and recordings with Willie Colon, Tipica Novel, Charanga 76, Orq. Broadway,  Alfredo de la Fe

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IAN STEWART

USA
// bass

Performances with Gerardo Contino, Chembo Corniel, Ola Fresca, Peliroja, 

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RAUL RIOS

PUERTO RICO
// trumpet

Performances Puerto Rico Symphony, Puerto Rico Ballet, Wynton Marsalis, 

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RACHEL THERRIEN

CANADA
// trumpet

Performances with Pedrito Martinez, DIVA Jazz Orchestra, Rachel Therrien Quintet

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ACHILLES LIARMAKOPOULOS

GREECE
// trombone

Performances Ruben Blades, Canadian Brass, Pink Martini

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KALUN LEUNG

CANADA
// trombone

Performances with Little Suns, Zlatne Uste and So Wrong It's Right

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MALEC HEERMANS

USA
// trombone

Performances with Mambo Legends Orchestra, Cab Calloway, Shawn Pelton