HYBRID/C by Carlos Cippelletti combines a traditional Afro-Cuban jazz sextet with elements of electronics and synthesizers to create an exciting fusion between tradition and modernity.
Jazz serves as a vehicle on this journey to the roots of Cuban music and Afro-Cuban culture from a modern musical perspective. Born in Spain to a Cuban father and French mother, Carlos Cippelletti’s compositions reflect his various identities. jazz, cuban folklore, neo-soul and classical music combine to create a sound all its own.
This album was recorded with a traditional Afro-Cuban jazz sextet, (trumpet, tenor sax, piano, double bass, congas / batá drums and drums) adding a seventh element of electronics and synthesizers to create a point of union between tradition and modernity. HYBRID/C, is a fusion project that shows how, regardless of our roots and ages, beauty always prevails, and unites us through the most universal language we know, music.