Witness the mesmerizing debut of acclaimed Colombian jazz pianist Jesús Molina as he takes the stage for the first time in India at the prestigious National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai. On June 6th, 2023, at 7:30 pm, music enthusiasts will be treated to an exclusive performance showcasing Molina’s unique blend of jazz, Latin, Timba, Salsa, and Pop genres. Renowned for his exhilarating live shows, Molina’s high-energy performances have established him as a rising star in the jazz world.
This unforgettable evening at the NCPA will feature Molina’s original compositions and fresh interpretations of beloved classics, offering a rare opportunity to witness his explosive talent up close and personal.
Jesus Molina will captivate the audience
Accompanied by Los Dromers (Juan Pablo Faundez and Danilo Amuedo) and Grammy-nominated bassist Guy Bernfeld, Jesus Molina will captivate the audience with their impeccable synergy and mastery of the innovative drum kit. Born in Colombia in 1996, Molina embarked on his musical journey at the age of 12, initially with the saxophone before dedicating himself entirely to the piano at 15. In recognition of his exceptional talent, Molina was awarded the Juan Luis Guerra Scholarship by the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation in 2016, providing him with a transformative music education at the esteemed Berklee College of Music. Today, he stands as one of the most influential and celebrated musicians of his generation, gracing prestigious stages around the world.
We are thrilled to present Jesús
Mr. Khushroo Suntook, Chairman of the NCPA, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “The NCPA is renowned for bringing diverse genres of music from across India and the world to our audiences. We are thrilled to present the debut performance of Colombian pianist Jesús Molina, who brings a unique interpretation to jazz classics, delighting our music-loving audience.”
Eagerly anticipating his first performance in India, Jesús Molina shared his excitement, saying, “I am thrilled to be visiting India for the very first time, and we are prepared to take you on a musical journey around the world with our diverse styles! I cannot wait to perform at the NCPA for all of you.”
Celebrating the universal language of music
Jazz music, with its rich history and dynamic evolution incorporating blues, swing, bebop, and fusion influences, resonates with the vibrant and diverse music scene in India. This exceptional event serves as a testament to the NCPA’s commitment to showcasing global talent and celebrating the universal language of music.