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Biography: Cristina Morrison is a New York-based American-Ecuadorian. She has extensive international touring experience, sharing stages with the likes of Arturo Sandoval and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Cristina has garnered recognition and rave reviews for her music and acting. She is a double NOMINEE for the Independent Music Awards, a FINALIST at the USA Songwriting Competition, and received an Independent Theatre Artists Award (ATI) for Best Actress.
Her film Nobody’s Watching premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival this month; another of her films, Translucid, was shown at the Havana Film Festival in New York earlier this spring. The multi-talented Morrison has been a TEDx Galapagos speaker and part of the sales of her records support an educational program through the arts, Arteducarte, in the public schools on Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Show highlights: Java Jazz Fest – Jakarta, Indonesia
SXSW (South by Southwest) – Austin, Texas
Ecuador Jazz – Quito, Ecuador
Festival de la Otra Música – Guayaquil, Ecuador
Do you make a career out of or hope to make a career out of art, or is it a sideline for you?
Its my passion.
What is it about your work that makes it speak to people or to the community at large?
CRISTINA MORRISON – BARONESA TOUR at the TITO’s STARDUST ROOM at the JACKIE GLEASON in Miami Beach, Florida
Thursday, May 25th at 8PM
Tickets available in Ticketmaster
“Providing another session of magical moments, Cristina Morrison’s creative and genre-blending Baronesa showcases a superb vocal instrument in a tasteful collaboration with pianist Piatigorsky, and features cast of world-class players who interpret a set of world-styled music with grace.” – Edward Blanco, AllAboutJazz
Cristina Morrison is coming back to her hometown of Miami to present her second album production titled, BARONESA as she is affectionately known as.
Cristina defines BARONESA as an eclectic cross genre world jazz music and visual adventure blending different rhythms and languages as she works with Spanish visual artist, Laia Cabrera on her LIVE mise en scene.
How do you let people know about your work and your shows?
What do you feel inspires you to make art in the particular medium you have chosen?
Part of the sales of her records support an educational program through the arts, Arteducarte, in the public schools on Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Its my Hometown
Do you have a favorite artist from the past or present?
If someone wanted to get into being an artist, what would be your first suggestion to them?
Consistency is the key
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