Turiya Mareya

Turiya Mareya

In 1971 Dave Leibman was just starting his career and had the life changing experience of recording Genesis with Elvin Jones. His fellow reed artist Dan Moretti was also pr…
Tony Lujan is possibly one of the most underrated Jazz Artists of our time. At 44 this virtuoso trumpeter, composer, arranger and Band leader is too old to be a young lion,…
The domination of the music industry by the pubescent, hard body, under thirty crowd has been a great loss for the culture as a whole. Although it is known that artists can…
One of the most hotly debated questions in Latin Jazz is " How do you combine the On The Beat clave feel with the Behind the Beat phrasing of traditional Jazz?" Rey Vega's …
Pianist Jesus "Chuchito" Valdes is true Cuban Royalty. The Grandson of Bebo Valdes and the Son of Chucho Valdes, Chuchito is carrying on the tradition of genius and innovat…
In the biographical film depicting the life of Cuban Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, there is a scene where he switches on the radio program "Voice of America" and becomes lost …
29.01.2011

Art of Peace

Published in News Story
Composer, pianist, and bass clarinetist Turiya Mareya will head a bi-national group of musicians, dancers, spoken word and visual artists in a presentation of an original jazz composition "The Art of Peace". Also featured is saxophonist Hollis Gentry, drummer Skip Howlett, bassist Lynn Copeland and multi-instrumentalist David Millard. …
Women still remain largely out of sight in the Jazz World. Turiya Mareya, a professional Jazz Artist for over 30 years is seeking to mentor and inspire women Musicians to move to the next level of Art and Professionalism.

The class is offered for pianists, Drummers, Horn Players, String Players and Vocalists. The Class uses a variety of techniques pulled from the traditions of American Jazz, Africa, Latin America and World Music to Stimulate Creativity and develops improvisational skills. Cl …

Turiya Mareya is one of a very rare breed, a Female Jazz Instrumentalist and Composer who has pursued a career playing Latin and Straight ahead Jazz with a Social Change Context. Originally mentored by San Diego Jazz legend Daniel Jackson, Mareya followed his example by becoming proficient on both piano and reeds and focusing on playing her original compositions. She continued her work in New York, studying at the Creative School of Music with The Art Ensemble of Chicago and studied privately wi …
Rosalia Royo was born in Columbia and was raised in Madrid. She recieved her degree in music at Cal Arts in California and lived for several years in Tijuana working with the vital artistic community there. On her return to Spain she began working with the international community of musicians there and recorded her first CD. She is a composer with an original voice using a variety of worldmusic influences. She has a husky engaging voice and is a classicly trained guitarist. The concert will show …
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