GMN
GMNYour Arts Network
Home Classical Jazz Opera Ballet Theater World Shop Contests Forums

 Websites
GMN Premium
ClassicalPlus
JazzPlus

CD SHOP
 Special Offers
 Best Sellers
 GMN CDs
 Classical
 Jazz
 Opera
 World
 Ballet
 Theater
 Gift Subscriptions

 Forums
Visit our NEW! Discussion Forums
(Registration Required)

SUBSCRIBE
 
FREE Newsletter
'

SEARCH
The GMN Shop
Content Archive
The MediaPlayer
Free Music
Grove Dictionary
All Searches



MEMBERS
 Sign In
 New User Sign Up
 Select a Player


Sylvia Cuenca
Sylvia Cuenca  Biography
 GMN Recordings



Biography
Originally from San Jose, California, percussionist Sylvia Cuenca’s first significant musical experience was performing and recording with the San Jose City College Big Band. Moving to New York City, she studied privately with Victor Lewis and Keith Copeland, and soon became an active and vital presence on the New York scene.

Her list of credits is enormous, covering all aspects of the Jazz milieu while working with greats like Gary Bartz, Stan Getz, Billy Taylor, Al Grey, Frank Wess, Jimmy Heath, Helen Merrill, Joshua Redman, Red Holloway and many more.

Since 1987, Ms. Cuenca has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe with Joe Henderson, including performances at the Taxi International Jazz Festival in Milano, Italy, the Brecon Jazz Festival in England, the Viersen Jazz Festival and the Burhausen Jazz Festival in Germany, as well as many concerts in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Belgium, England, Switzerland and France.

Most recently, she has been performing extensively as a member of trumpet legend Clark Terry’s quintet, performing annually at New York’s Blue Note and Village Vanguard, as well as clubs, concerts, festivals and Jazz cruises throughout the world.

An excellent educator as well, Ms. Cuenca has provided clinics and workshops at various colleges and universities in the U.S. and Europe, and has been a staff member of the Stanford Jazz Workshop in Stanford, California since 1985.

A two time National Endowment of the Arts performance grant recipient, she was also a semi-finalist in the 1992 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drum Competition. Ms. Cuenca can be heard on recordings by Ted Curson, Clark Terry, Ron McClure and the Vienna Art Orchestra, as well as on 'The Crossing,' her first recording as a leader.

 Jazz Webcast
0

Tue Feb 7 - Wed Feb 8
More Webcasts

 Jazz Download
2 Miles
Performers: Jean Toussaint... Download Now

More Jazz Downloads


gmnyour arts network
 GMN.com 
 GMN ClassicalPlus   GMN JazzPlus 
Become an Affiliate · Contact Us · Advertising · News · Links
Home · Register · Terms of Use · Privacy Policy · Information Center · Help

Copyright © 1999 - 2001 Global Music Network Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Music downloads, audio and video provided for personal, non-commercial use only and may not be re-distributed.

Wed, Feb 8, 2023 5:09:31 AM US EST
back to top
0.125 Seconds
v4.0b - www.gmn.com - True
Easynet