Rising star jazz pianist Javier Santiago presents his new album, Phoenix, with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter JHoard.
Javier’s exceptional talents extend beyond the keyboard to captivating performance and production elements. Santiago has studied and played with international jazz greats Christian McBride, Geoff Keezer, Robert Glasper, Joshua Redman and George Cables. Dave Brubeck selected him to participate in the Brubeck Institute Fellowship. Javi has played many great venues including the Kennedy Center, Iridium and Smalls in NYC, the Detroit Jazz Festival, Blues Alley in DC, and Yoshi’s in Oakland.Alley in DC, and Yoshi’s in Oakland.
J. Hoard is a Brooklyn based singer and songwriter on the Grammy Award winning “Coloring Book”. Since moving to Brooklyn he’s served as vocalist of the legendary hip-hop curated jam, The Lesson, in LES. In 2015 he was a featured artists in the Montrael Jazz Festival program.