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Bachata Heightz

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 7:00PM
Highbridge Park (West 174th Street & Amsterdam)


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Born and raised in Washington Heights, Jerry Garcia, Jonathan Garcia, Jeffrey Cruz, Aneudy Hernandez and Diego Capellan formed Bachata Heightz to explore their musical interests while staying off the streets. The group was inspired by the tropical music of their Dominican roots as well as hip-hop and R&B. Combining these varying sounds, Bachata Heightz created urban bachata, which highlights their Latin heritage yet incorporates modern beats. As one of the first pioneers of this unique sound, they showcased it on their recording debut with Hector Acosta on “Me Puedo Matar,” which reached the top five on the Billboard Latin Tropical chart. Soon after, they released their inaugural full-length album, The First featuring the singles “Te Busco” and “No Sabes Del Amor,” becoming one of most influential groups in the Latin music scene.


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Okay, tonight at 7 PM, Elvis “El Jefe” Martinez will be doing his thing at Highbridge Park as part of the City Parks Foundation’s Summerstage. The concerts will be taking place in the North Ball Fields, which are located just north of the Highbridge Recreation Center on 174th Street and Amsterdam Ave. Next week, Bachata Heightz will take the stage.

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