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Anthony Carrillo

A master percussionist of great prowess, his credits read like a who’s who of Afro Caribbean music and Latin Jazz: Familia Cepeda, Eddie Palmieri, Giovanni Hidalgo, Batacumbele, Harry Belafonte, Andrés Jiménez, Paul Simon, and more. His classic Mis Raíces CD is in the Top 100 Indies of Latin Beat Magazine. Pregones Theater credits: Game Over,…

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Jorge Castro

Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Jorge studied at “Escuela Libre de Música”; an institution that boasts distinguished alumnus throughout the musical world. Performance credits include: L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Denver Symphony Orchestra, Foreigner, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Ruben Blades, Steve Turre, Eva Ayllon, Latin Jazz All-Stars, Randy Brecker, Giovanni Hidalgo,…

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Nicholas Laboy

Born in Spanish Harlem, he is considered one of the top young percussionists in NYC. His mentors include Johnny Almendra and Ramón Rodríguez. Niko earned a Tito Puente Scholarship for 3 years at Boys Harbor. He is a founding member of Afro-Caribbean music collective Ilú-Ayé. Other music credits include: Frankie Morales, Louie Vega, Latin Sensation,…

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Alberto Toro

An accomplished flutist, saxophonist, vocalist, composer, arranger, and educator, he earned his BA at Berklee College (Boston) and his MFA at the Aaron Copland School (NYC). A founding member of acclaimed bomba y plena group Viento de Agua, his many credits include Yomo Toro, Oscar Hernández & Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Ray Santos, and Bobby Sanabria.…

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Benjamin Willis

(Bass) is a member of Juan Carlos Formell’s trio Formellx3. Since moving to New York in 2010 he has produced a number of recordings for Los Chamanes, Isabel Alfonso’s InCubismos, and children’s theatre work Cantanica. He has performed and recorded with Lila Downs, Mary Wilson, Ismael Miranda, Nicholas Payton, and Von Freeman. Theatre credits: Heiner…

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Milton Ruiz

Sound Designer. He earned a degree in Music Performance and Audio Engineering from the University of Massachussetts Lowell. Stage credits include lead guitar for rock-opera The Eggmobile (1999-2004). Pregones credits: The Beep, La Caravana, Migrants!, Game Over, Aloha Boricua, Piojos/Fly Babies, Dancing In My Cockroach Killers, Neon Baby, The Harlem Hellfighters On A Latin Beat,…

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Desmar Guevara

Desmar Guevara is a recognized champion of new music idioms in Latin Jazz, and composer of experimental and non-traditional music for live theater performance. He is longtime Musical Director of Pregones/PRTT, with dozens of original scores, songs, and arrangements to his credit, including I Like It Like That featuring salsa star Tito Nieves, Betsy! with…

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Dalziel López

Dalziel López is a Puerto Rico based Classical Guitarist and Composer. He is a graduate of the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. He is a member of the music collective Nombre en Proceso, helmed by Yaraní del Valle. Remojo 2020 is is first collaboration with Pregones PRTT.

William Torres

William Torres is a bass player with equal passion for both classical and popular music. One night he could be playing with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in Carnegie Hall, the next he could be part of singer/songwriter Alí Tapia’s band at the Festival de Claridad. His chamber music group, Laura En Albanta can be…

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