CARLOS CORONA

SEVEN-STRING GUITAR

Carlos Corona was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1990. Inspired by Brazilian music, Carlos discovered the Brazilian Seven String Guitar and started to used it into jazz and Latin-American popular music in his different projects in Guadalajara. Being part of different bands in Guadalajara, he played different music styles as Cuban and Brazilian music, Jazz Manouche, Mexican son Jarocho, boleros and european music, performing in several theaters and festivals.

All this background helped him to explore the Brazilian Seven String Guitar through his own compositions and original arrangements of popular Mexican songs, using contemporary harmony.  

His first own album "Siete Cuerdas Tapatías" was released in Mexico 2015 presenting his pursuit to find new musical sounds and possibilities within the contemporary Mexican guitar. Siete Cuerdas Tapatías received the sponsorship of The Secretaría de Cultura de Jalisco. 

www.carloscoronamusic.com


GIOVANNA PIAZZA

VOICE

Making her debut at the age of fourteen in the Theatro Municipal de Sao Paulo, Giovanna Piazza voices her interculturalism by transcending languages while singing.

Born in Brazil, Giovanna lived a large part of her life in Germany, France and Mexico. She started vocal training with tenor David Lee Brewer in Weimar, Germany. 

Singing in eight languages and in a variety of genres, Giovanna loves to mix music styles and genres, performing with Guitarist Carlos Corona as Babel Collage since 2009. 

She has been invited to perform with different groups as the french music band "Les Femmes de Serge" or the klezmer/jazz band Sherele. They featured her in their album “Goulash Birria” in 2012, singing in Yiddish. 

2016 she record her first solo album called "Vereda Tropical", an homage to Mexican music mixed with her Brazilian music roots.  The album featured great musicians from Mexico and Brazil.

www.giovannapiazza.com