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Edward ramirez and Rafa Pino show us their own vision of the joropo tuyero central only with cuatro, maraca and vocals. What put them together was their interest for this music, and despite getting there by different means, they have very similar ideas for central joropo to be urban and contemporary.

This type of joropo, from the states of Carabobo, Miranda and Aragua ended up being slipped into the capital years ago, becoming, along with the merengue caraqueño, the waltz and the pasodoble a main tool for the traditional music from the capital. Its pecularity is that it’s performed only with a metal harp, with the accompaniment of a set of maracas played by the person who also sings the lyrics.  Read more

Rafael Pino

Is a venezuelan musician born in Caracas, Venezuela. He is a song writer, singer, percussionist and musical producer. His beginnings in music were at a very young age, in the traditional music through the Popular Culture Bigott Foundation’s Workshops. His curiosity took him, later, to be part of groups and projects of different styles, very different of the traditional in form and excuse.Read more

Edward Ramírez

Edward Ramirez (Caracas, January 15th 1985) is currently one of the most fruitful and requested cuatro player. Through his career he has recorded in over 30 albums, as a soloist and accompanier. He has been a part of Orinoco and Venezuela Viva musical productions, under the direction of the pianist César Orozco, giving him the opportunity to travel to Netherlands, United States, Germany, Edinburg and London.Read more

Rafael Pino
Edward Ramírez

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Concerts to come