DAFNIS PRIETO

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Dafnis Prieto (born July 31, 1974) is a Cuban-American drummer, composer and educator. He is a 2011 MacArthur Fellow.

Dafnis Prieto was born in Santa Clara, Cuba. "His arrival in the U.S. has been compared by to that of an asteroid hitting New York." Indeed, within a short period of time Dafnis Prieto's revolutionary drumming techniques had a powerful impact on the Latin and jazz music scene, locally and internationally. Various awards include “2011 MacArthur Fellowship Award”, “Up & Coming Musician of the Year” by the Jazz Journalists Association in 2006, a Grammy Award Nomination for ”Dafnis Prieto Absolute Quintet” as Best Latin Jazz Album, and a Latin Grammy Nomination for “Best New Artist” in 2007. He has also received new works commissions, grants, and fellowships from Chamber Music America, Jazz at Lincoln Center, East Carolina University, Meet the Composer and Doris Duke Foundation. Also a gifted educator, Prieto has conducted
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Si O Si Quartet Live at Jazz Standard NYCSi O Si Quartet Live at Jazz Standard NYC
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Prieto, Dafnis : About the MonksPrieto, Dafnis : About the Monks
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Absolute QuintetAbsolute Quintet
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Prieto, Dafnis About The Monks Latin JazzPrieto, Dafnis About The Monks Latin Jazz
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DAFNIS PRIETO About The Monks album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
About The Monks
Eclectic Fusion 2005
DAFNIS PRIETO Absolute Quintet album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Absolute Quintet
Eclectic Fusion 2006
DAFNIS PRIETO Taking the Soul for a Walk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taking the Soul for a Walk
Eclectic Fusion 2008
DAFNIS PRIETO Proverb Trio album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Proverb Trio
Eclectic Fusion 2012
DAFNIS PRIETO Triangles and Circles album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Triangles and Circles
Latin Jazz 2015
DAFNIS PRIETO Back To The Sunset album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Back To The Sunset
Progressive Big Band 2018

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DAFNIS PRIETO Si O Si Quartet Live At Jazz Standard Nyc album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Si O Si Quartet Live At Jazz Standard Nyc
Eclectic Fusion 2009

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