ABC Jazz Home > Programs > Jessica Nicholas > Perez salutes Panama

Jessica Nicholas:

Perez salutes Panama

Danilo Perez
Page added Jun 19, 2014 Updated Jul 4, 2014

In this episode, New York-based pianist Danilo Perez pays tribute to his cultural heritage on his latest album, 'Panama 500'.

You'll also hear three intimate duets: a bop number featuring veteran guitarist Philip Catherine and bassist Martin Wind; an Eastern-tinged tune by French duo Vincent Peirani and Emile Parisien; and a beautifully sensitive piece from Charlie Haden and John Taylor.

Tracks in this program

1. 'Javert' - Tom O'Halloran Trio
CD: Green Hills and White Clouds (Jazzgroove Records JGR034)

2. ‘Toro Mata/Taita Guaranguito’ - Daniel Susnjar
CD: Su Su Nje (independent)

3. 'Is That So' - Santi Debriano
CD: Latin Beat Jazz Heat (HighNote HCD6025)

4. 'Yes!' - Aaron Goldberg/Omer Avital/Ali Jackson
CD: Yes! (Sunnyside SSC1271)

5. 'Song of Medina' - Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien
CD: Duo Art: Belle Epoque (ACT 96252)

6. ‘Ghost Riders in the Sky’ - Youn Sun Nah
CD: Lento (ACT 90302)

7. ‘Wishing and Hoping’ - Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen
CD: Those Who Were (Verve 5332322)

8. 'Fried Bananas' - Philip Catherine & Martin Bell
CD: Duo Art: New Folks (ACT 96212)

9. 'Fried Bananas' - Bernie McGann
CD: Wending (Rufus RF113)

10. 'Au Moyen de la Chaine Seule’ - Denis Colin & les Arpenteurs
CD: Etude de Terrain (Nato HS10050)

11. 'Milosc' - Adam Simmons
CD: Adam Simmons (Fat Rain FAT006)

12. ‘The Canal Suite: Land of Hope’ - Danilo Perez
13. ‘The Canal Suite: Premonition of Rhythm’ - Danilo Perez
14. ‘The Canal Suite: Melting Pot (Chocolito)’ - Danilo Perez
CD: Panama 500 (Mack Avenue MAC1075)

15. 'Starry Night' - Wayne Shorter Quartet
CD: Without a Net (Blue Note 509999 7951629)

16. 'Windfall' - Charlie Haden & John Taylor
CD: Nightfall (Naim naimcd077)

17. 'Slow Fox' - Norman Winstone/Glauco Venier/Klaus Gesing
CD: Dance Without Answer (ECM 2333 3743047) 

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas

ABC RN's Into The Music did a feature on Danilo Perez.  Check it out here.

More about
tag Register to add tags

Listen again

Audio has expired.


Jun 26, 2014. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jun 29, 2014. 12:00pm - 2:00pm

More episodes of Jessica Nicholas

Artist Biography


Danilo Pérez (born 29 December 1965) is a Panamanian pianist and composer. Biography: Early life: Danilo Pérez was born in Panama in 1965. Danilo started his musical training at 3 years old with his father Danilo Sr, a professional bandleader and singer, gave Danilo Jr. his first set of bongos. By the time he was 10 years of age he was studying the European Classical Piano repertoire at the...

This entry is from Wikipedia external link, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under CC-BY-SA external link. Visit Danilo Perez external link on Wikipedia to correct or update this entry. Any changes made to the Wikipedia article will not be immediately available here. The ABC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

bullet Alert Moderator

Discover more about Danilo Perez on ABC Jazz


Post new comment

Comments from unregistered users are subject to ABC moderation and will not appear until they are approved - there will be a delay until they are published.
Create A Profile to add comments straight away.

This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
seven times three equals
Solve this math question and enter the solution with digits. E.g. for "two plus four = ?" enter "6".
Sign up to the weekly newsletter
Enter your email address
Other ABC music sites