Full Title: Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest to honor Panamanian pianist, composer, and humanitarian, Danilo Pérez (via Curacao Chronicle)
“The preparations for the twenty-seventh edition of the most prestigious Jazz festival of the Caribbean, the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest (PRHJF), have begun with the announcement of next year’s honoree of this spectacular event that will sure please all music fans. From March 23 through March 26, the festival will honor Panamanian jazz pianist, composer and humanitarian, Danilo Pérez. Also, the details for this edition’s contest to select the commemorative poster were revealed.
“Danilo Pérez is the perfect musician to dedicate the twenty-seventh edition of the Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest”, expressed Luis Álvarez, Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest’s producer and vice president of the Liquor Division at Méndez & Compañía. “We are very pleased to dedicate this festival to Danilo, a great musician, friend, and above all, an exceptional human being. With this dedication, we recognize his great musical career as a pianist and composer, his humanitarian labor and his commitment with musical education for the youth. It will be an honor and a privilege to have his presence on the next Puerto Rico Heineken JazzFest’s stage” finished Álvarez.“