Singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and flutist Verny Varela kicks off the year with a new single, “Vive El Momento” (Live the Moment).
Verny Varela has positioned himself as one of the most multifaceted artists within his genre, having ample experience in the world of Salsa music not only as an artist and musician but as well as a composer. His talents have opened the door for him to tour the world and share stages with international renowned artists such as: Gabino Pampini, Tito Gómez, Pete ‘El Conde’ Rodríguez and Thievery Corporation, among others.
Today Verny presents us with his new song “Vive El Momento” in which he summoned an array of talented musicians who are not only recognized by the music industry but also praised for their impressive musical trajectory.
“‘Vive El Momento’ is a very special song to me, not only because it’s the first one we released this year but because it has a positive and joyful message with a sound guaranteed to seduce anyone who hears it,” affirms Verny.
The song was arranged by Verny and co-produced by Latin Grammy nominated producers Luis Bonilla y Luisito Quintero. One of the special invited guests included bass player Rubén Rodríguez, who has recorded over 250 albums with artists such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Rubén Blades, Isaac Delgado and Marc Anthony. Rodríguez embodies a modern Nuyorican Salsa sound thanks to his extensive list of collaborations with famed producer Sergio George. Luisito Quintero played the percussion and Cuban pianist Axel Tosca played the keys.
“Vive El Momento” was recorded at Sky Light Studios by Latin Grammy winning sound engineer Guido Díaz, who won the award for Best Salsa Album for Celia Cruz’s ‘La Negra tiene Tumbao.
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