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Liany Mateo

Bass | Apprenticeship: Regina Carter | Creative Mentorship: Christian McBride

Liany Mateo

Bass | Apprenticeship: Regina Carter | Creative Mentorship: Christian McBride

Liany Mateo has traveled across North America, Japan, Africa, and the Middle-East performing, touring, and teaching music. Influenced by a mix of hard-hitting straight-ahead swing, Free Avante Garde, and music with deep pocket groove, Mateo deems herself a chameleon, fitting into many different types of musical situations.

You can find her playing all over New York City at a variety of venues including Birdand Jazz Club, The Django, The Jazz Gallery ,and other notable performance spaces.Most recently. she became a member of the Grammy Award winning “Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra” lead by the esteemed Arturo O’Farrill.

She has performed with musicians such as Geoffrey Keezer,Fay Victor, and Brandee Younger. She holds a Jazz degree from the esteemed Michigan State University (2020) and a Master’s degree from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute(2021). Through these institutions, she has been mentored by Jazz giants Rodney Whitaker and Linda May Han Oh.

NewMusicUSA Grantee Event

Chromic Duo

March 5, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Engelman Recital Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center, New York, NY

NewMusicUSA Grantee Event

MUSIC MIDDAYS

March 5, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway@93rd St.

NewMusicUSA Grantee Event

Following Pál: Documentary Screening

March 6, 2024 | 7:30 pm

David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

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