Verny Varela

Verny Varela

BandLatin

Verny Varela's band makes you dance. It plays latin rhythms such as salsa, latin jazz, merengue, cha cha and cumbia. More information www.vernymusic.com

Biography

Verny Varela, is an arranger, composer, singer and flutist who holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. He was born in Cali. In 1996 in Cali and in Tulua he sang with Ismael Miranda, Adalberto Santiago and Pete’ El “Conde” Rodríguez , members of the Fania All Stars. In 1997 Verny was the lead singer in the Gabino Pampini Band. Later, he went on tour in Europe and in the U.S. with Tito Gomez. In 2001, Verny wrote and recorded for ESL Music on Thievery Corporation's album. In that same year he wrote and recorded on the Hip Hop CD “The 51st State." In New York in 2002 Verny sang on the 40th Anniversary CD of the outstanding charanga band, Orquesta Broadway. Now, Verny Varela is a student in the Jazz Studies Program at the University of the District of Columbia.

Discography

Amar de Nuevo
Gracias

Set List

Original tunes, Covers from Fania All Stars, Grupo Niche, Tito Puente, Ruben Blades