DENNIS HERNANDEZ TRIO
Afro-Cuban Trumpeter Musician
A student of Havana’s National School of the Arts his particular style of Afro-Cuban phrasing on the trumpet has landed Hernandez in the brass section of some of the top names in jazz and Latin music including: Deborah Carter, Claudio Roditi, Arturo O’Farrill, Horacio ”El Negro ”Hernández, Pedrito Martinez, Alfredo de la Fe, Pat Metheny, Bobby Shew, Frank Foster, Grupo Niche, Guayacán, Nino Segarra, Maelo Ruiz, Tito Nieves, Rey Ruiz, Jerry Gonzalez, and Omara Portuondo all since 1996 when Dennis moved to Spain.
His innovative playing has rung out from various jazz festivals in Barcelona from 1998 to ’99 as well as part of the orchestra in staged theater productions. He is a stable member of the Big Band Jazz Terrassa, Barcelona Jazz Orquestra and the Barcelona Big Latin Band. Hernandez also instructs students as a member of the Jazz and Flamenco Music Workshop of Barcelona. In 2004 Hernandez becomes a founding member of the group Radio Malanga born in Barcelona of mixed musical fusions.
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