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José André Montaño

 Join us for a night of Latin jazz featuring 12-year old piano prodigy José André Montaño, featuring Brandon Draper & Micah Herman, with special guest Amado Espinoza

José André Montaño is a pianist and composer, who also happens to be blind.  Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He taught himself how to play piano from a very young age. His playful and inspired compositions bridges Jazz, Rock, Blues, Bossa Nova, Latin American Folklore, and World music. He is a musician who flavors his tunes with Latin rhythms and jazz harmonies. Anyone who has the opportunity to hear him play are amazed by his speed and accuracy. Despite his very young age he has already delighted audiences from prestigious festivals and concert halls across the Americas including Washington D.C.s Kennedy Center, Millennium stage.

“I play with the heart” says the young pianist who loves music and life. “It’s a gift!” he adds.