Home Independent Music Grammy-Award-Successful Bassist Richard Bona And Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Reginald Policard To Launch Sophomore Single 

Grammy-Award-Successful Bassist Richard Bona And Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Reginald Policard To Launch Sophomore Single 

Grammy-Award-Successful Bassist Richard Bona And Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Reginald Policard To Launch Sophomore Single 


On the heels of the success of their breakout single “Melancolia,” Grammy-Award-Successful Bassist, Composer, Vocalist, and Multi-Instrumentalist Richard Bona and Haitian Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist and Composer Reginald Policard have unveiled particulars for his or her much-anticipated sophomore single. “Encuentro Theme,” which will likely be launched by means of the Encuentro label, will likely be accessible on all DSPs and https://orcd.co/encuentrotheme beginning Friday, June 2

In line with Bona and Policard, the music was impressed by the elemental philosophy behind the Encuentro file label. Encuentro is a musical assembly between artists from totally different nations who all love and are impressed by the music of Latin America, the Caribs and even Miami – the place most of Encuentro’s artists are based mostly. 

The duo says that with Encuentro’s numerous musical encounters, “Encuentro Theme” embodies an announcement of what followers can anticipate from their challenge sooner or later. It’s “a message of bringing folks collectively by means of music and inspiring them to bounce and stay in peace collectively.”

Along with Policard and Bona, “Encuentro Theme” contains appearances by Jean Caze on trumpet (who at the moment excursions with Michael Buble), Ludwig Afonso on drums, Teddy Mulet on trumpet and trombone, David Fernandez on saxophone, Hector Quintana on guitar, legendary Sammy Figueroa on percussion, and Edwin Bonilla on congas and timbales. “Encuentro Theme” was written by Policard and produced by Bona. 

For extra info, observe @encuentromusic. 

About Richard Bona and Reginald Policard 

Richard Bona is a Grammy-winning musician, some of the achieved worldwide bass gamers, composers and multi-instrumentalists. Along with his distinctive sound and vocal reward he’s repeatedly representing his African origins. Bona’s music addresses the continent’s traditions, tradition, magnificence and points. His goal, and the best way he connects together with his viewers has turned him right into a staple identify in world, jazz and Afropop music.

Bona has toured, composed, recorded, and created musical types of artwork with the best: Herbie Hancock, Harry Belafonte, Steps Forward, Quincy Jones, Chick Corea, Buena Vista Social Membership, Cesária Évora, Sting, Mike Stern, Pat MethenyStevie Marvel, Bobby McFerrin, Chucho Valdés, George Benson, Oumou Sangaré and plenty of extra. Alongside the varied notable collaborations Richard has additionally taught Jazz Improvisation at NYU and is continually educating and mentoring younger abilities all through the world. He’s additionally a TED speaker and ambassador for varied non-profit initiatives.

Continuously touring world wide and exploring new musical instructions, Richard continues to redefine his sound, whereas nonetheless performing stay. He’s at the moment engaged on new Afrobeats, Afropop, Latin and Flamenco initiatives all through Europe, the U.S. and Latin America.

Born in Haiti Reginald Policard was launched to music on the early age of 10. His first performed instrument was the piano, which since formed his musical profession.

Policard first built-in a band in 1969 referred to as Sugar Jazz, that opened the trail for a number of collaboration with different ensembles, notably the well-known Caribbean Sextet, which dominated the music scene in Haiti for a lot of a long time and of which he was the band chief and co-founder.

Policard’s discography contains 16 solo recordings and his participation in quite a few initiatives, together with movies. His album Vinn Avem that means “Come With Me” was chosen to be within the pool of nominees for the Latin Grammys in 1994. He enjoys taking part in for his followers and his mastery within the piano comes alive each time he performs.

Amongst many memorable performances, the New Orleans Jazz Competition being a historic jazz music landmark was his most thrilling expertise. 

He has collaborated with very well-known worldwide musicians reminiscent of: Nicole Henry, Ed Calle, Jeff Carswell, Nicky Orta, Sammy Figueroa, Leo Quintero, Joel Widmaïer, Richard Barbot, David Fernandez, Sal Cuevas, Jean Caze, Felipe Lamoglia, David Einhorn and extra.



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