“One of the most important singers of all times”
The Washington Post
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Living in Washington, DC, Pepe González is a performer, composer, producer, arranger, and teacher. Pepe has performed largely within the Jazz, Afro-Carribean and Brazilian idioms and hs recorded extensively with national and international musicians. He has had the pleasure of performing with Maria Rodriquez and her Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jeannie Bryson, Pepper Adams, Dorothy Donegan, Clifford Jordan, Horacio Icasto, Hilton Ruiz, Slide Hampton, Dave Valentin, the Grubb Brothers, and many others. Pepe has played many festivals including the Carribean, Spain, France, Greece, Italy and the Soviet Union. Pepe recently recorded his fist CD, Looking Back, where he shares with us his considerable composing and arranging chops. The CD includes nine original compositions, all written by Pepe and dedicated to his family, mentors, and heroes.
DISCOGRAPHY
Looking Back IFP Records Pepe González
Slanted Milestones Records Ron Holloway
Here No Evil PAR Records Vinny Valentino
Now and Again DMP Records Vinny Valentino
Finally State of the Union Records Sharon Clarke
Secret Meeting ARC Records Kwelismith
Out of the Shadows USroots Records Chris Vadala
Collage IFP Records Imani & First Prayer
Between Here & There IFP Records Imani
Calling You IFP Records Imani
Live at East Coast Festival ByMor Records Byron Morris
     

 

 

 

 

Looking back
Looking Back - Pepe Gonzalez

 

Pepe's Resume
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Imani & Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at Festival de Jazz de Montréal (2007)


Imani - Iris (2009)