Ann Reynolds
 
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new album

Clave Gringa’s latest is now available

 
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WHO PLAYS ANN REYNOLDS’ MUSIC?

CLAVE GRINGA
Clave Gringa Seattle based band that plays Ann Reynolds’ original compositions. From cha-cha-cha to Afro-Cuban rhythms, this band delights audiences with a variety of styles


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PIANO STUDENTS!
You can learn some stride piano and cha-cha-cha style from this sheet music of the song “Chasing the Tail”. Purchase your copy of the sheet music. Listen to a recording of the solo piano piece here.


LISTEN TO ANN REYNOLDS’ MUSIC


CURRENT PROJECTS

CLAVE GRINGA - “JOY”
Clave Gringa recording “Joy” released in April 2019. Nine new compositions played by musicians of Clave Gringa and guests. Click here to listen.


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INSTRUMENTAL LADIES OF JAZZ - “THE DUOS”
This project showcases female instrumentalists in the Seattle area in an intimate duo setting. The series aims to heighten awareness of the strong women instrumentalists in jazz today.


ANN REYNOLDS’ MUSIC IS FEATURED IN…

VIDEO
SEATTLE RUEDA dances to SONGO BORRACHO
Rueda de casino is essentially salsa square dancing. Two or more couples dance salsa moves that are called by one member of the group. The moves might involved clapping, turning, switching partners. Andre Mueller of the Seattle Rueda group choreographed moves to interpret Ann’s song Songo Borracho (from the CD “Para Cuba con Amor”) and we filmed it at the wonderful mosaic on the Wallingford steps.


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CUBAN RUMBA DANCERS
Cuban rumba dancers in Havana show how rumba guanguanco is danced. They are dancing to the recording of “Espiritu” from the CD “Para Cuba con Amor”. Filmed in the famous rumba street Callejon de Hamel.


DOCUMENTARY
Ann Reynolds’ composition La Chica del Malecon was used in the documentary “Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana” about Jewish refugees establishing a diamond polishing business in Cuban in 1941.




 

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About

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In 2000 Ann went to Cuba for the first time and fell in love… with the music and the people. She got tremendous support from the generous teachers in the National School for the Arts. For two weeks each year she had the wonderful experience of being in a top musical conservatory, studying piano and Cuban music blossomed into a mature musician.  

By 2004 Ann was composing pieces and had found her lifelong dream. Her artistic goal is to compose and perform music that has movement to it and is representative of her life experience. In recent years, she has discovered her artistry in musical composition and find that people respond to the genuineness and expression in the music she composes and the way in which she plays it.

Her music was recorded in 2014 in the debut album by Clave Gringa, “Para Cuba con Amor” and in the second recording “Joy” in 2019. You can find Ann performing with Clave Gringa and other groups in the Seattle/Puget Sound region.