First Coast.TV sat down with Jorge Peña and talked about the St Augustine Musical Festival coming up later this month.
The St. Augustine Music festival features musicians from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra joined by internationally renowned artists presenting a variety of classical compositions. Be sure to join us for the 2015 Ninth Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, scheduled again by popular request over two consecutive weekends, June 18-20 and June 25-27. It will be celebrating the 450th birthday of the City of St. Augustine with special concert programs, including the world-premiere of a composition commissioned in honor of this notable anniversary.
Mama Blue (Vocals) and Vibe (Keyboards) were at the gazebo located at the Plaza de la Constitucion in St Augustine delivering a variety of songs to the crowd. Funk, Blues, Jazz and more were some of the tunes flooding the area of the plaza. The crowds just loved it. Mama Blue and Vibe were part of the Romanza Festivale music events happening all around town.
Live salsa and Latin music by this incredible band the Jax English Salsa Band at the Colonial Quarter. The people danced in the aisles to the rhythms of Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico . They played as part of the Romanza Festivale and later First Coast.TV got to talk to the band afterwards.
La Jax English Salsa Band toco en San Agustín para el Festivale Romanza y pusieron a la gente a bailar. Tocaron ritmos conocidos de Colombia, Cuba y Puerto Rico, y todo el mundo a gozar sabroso.
The Kenny MacKenzie Trio played at the Romanza Festivale in St Augustine this week. The trio began in NYC in the year 2000 and has played in many venues in the Northeast. Recently, Kenny moved to Palm Coast. He can now be heard hosting a program on WFCF St. Augustine featuring “Jazz Greats” every Tuesday from 3-7 pm. His trio has recently appeared in the New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival and the NEFJA Jazz Festival. Don Lerman in Cadence Magazine is quoted saying: “MacKenzie presents a varied program of inventive original music that brings to mind the angular style of Keith Jarrett and the groovy appeal of Ramsey Lewis”.
Monday, May 11, 2015
The audience relaxed to the sounds of the Umbargers playing and singing originals from their new CD, New World Arising (A Tribute to St. Augustine at 450) at the Colonial Quarter on St George Street. The strains of the guitar and violin blended perfectly in the hands of this talented duo. Paul and Caren are gifted musicians, teachers, artists and writers in St. Augustine. Along with an active performing schedule, they teach violin, viola, guitar, piano, trumpet and bass in their music studio.
First Coast.TV got to have some words with them.
Primera Costa TV (First Coast.TV) tuvo la opportunidad de hablar brevemente con José Feliciano en San Agustín después de su concierto para el comienzo del Festival de Romanza. 8 de Mayo 2015.
First Coast.TV got to meet and greet the great Jose Feliciano at the St Augustine Amphitheater on Friday night, May 8th, as part of the Romanza Festival.
FirstCoast.Tv got to interview David Toscanini who plays regularly at Centro Piano Bar on King Street in St Augustine. Reporter Adriana Danzilo got to ask him some questions about his playing and his music.
For an event contact David Toscanini at 386-538-1894
Adriana Danzilo entrevistó para Primera Costa TV a David Toscanini un artista cuyo arte es el piano. Su historia personal con el piano y sus gustos en la música que toca, fueron algunas de las preguntas hechas al artista.